Read ↠ A Far Cry from Kensington [Book] By Muriel Spark

Read ↠ A Far Cry from Kensington [Book] By Muriel Spark

A Far Cry from Kensington
Mrs Hawkins, the majestic narrator of A Far Cry from Kensington, takes us well in hand, and leads us back to her threadbare years in postwar London There, as a fat and much admired young war widow, she spent her days working for a mad, near bankrupt publisher of very good books and her nights dispensing advice at her small South Kensington rooming house At work and Mrs Hawkins, the majestic narrator of A Far Cry from Kensington, takes us well in hand, and leads us back to her threadbare years in postwar London There, as a fat and much admired young war widow, she spent her days working for a mad, near bankrupt publisher of very good books and her nights dispensing advice at her small South Kensington rooming house At work and at home Mrs Hawkins soon uncovered evil shady literary doings and a deadly enemy anonymous letters, blackmail, and suicide With aplomb, however, Mrs Hawkins confidently set about putting things to order, little imagining the mayhem which would ensue Now decades older, thin, successful, and delighted with life in Italy quite a far cry from Kensington Mrs Hawkins looks back to all those dark doings, and recounts how her own life changed forever She still, however, loves to give advice It s easy to get thin You eat and drink the same as always, only half.I offer this advice without fee it is included in the price of this book A masterwork by Britain s greatest living novelist Sunday Telegraph, 1999 , A Far Cry from Kensington has been hailed as outstanding The Observer and wickedly and adroitly executed The New York Times Far Cry is, among other things, a comedy that holds a tragedy as an egg cup holds an egg Philadelphia Inquirer
Title : A Far Cry from Kensington
Pages : 192 pages
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Author :  Muriel Spark
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Language : English


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