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A Far Cry from Kensington

Spark, Muriel

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ISBN 10: 0670822507 / ISBN 13: 9780670822508
Published by Viking, 1988
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: A Far Cry from Kensington

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Mrs Hawkins, a fat young war widow worked for a mad, near-bankrupt publisher in 1950s London. Looking back on shady literary doings and a deadly enemy, anonymous letters, blackmail and suicide, the thin and successful Mrs Hawkins recalls how she came through it all.

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Muriel Spark (1918–2006) was the author of dozens of novels, including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Memento Mori, A Far Cry from Kensington, The Girls of Slender Means, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, The Driver’s Seat, and many more. She became Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993.

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