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School For Love - Olivia Manning

Paperback Published: 1st August 1991
ISBN: 9780099416081
Number Of Pages: 256

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A compelling portrait of a relationship between a young man and a matriarch. Orphaned and friendless, young Felix Latimer comes to war-time Jerusalem to lodge with Miss Bohun, one of the most redoubtable (and ridiculous) of comic horrors in English fiction.

"Here is a woman of unfathomable depths of meanness and cunning -- a triumph of portraiture, compassionate, witty and assured." * Time and Tide * "Distinctly out of the ordinary, School for Love shows remarkable qualities of force and originality." * Times Literary Supplement * ""Deep, sharp and narrow." That is a phrase which has been applied to some of the finest mathematical analysts: I should like to borrow it to describe Olivia Manning -- This is a remarkable book." * C. P. Snow * "In common with the best writers, Olivia Manning has, besides wit, a sympathetic heart and a barometer-like sensitivity to the vagaries of human behaviour" * Birmingham Post *

ISBN: 9780099416081
ISBN-10: 0099416085
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st August 1991
Publisher: Cornerstone
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1

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