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Some tame gazelle

By: Pym, Barbara Cheek, Mavis(Introduction by)

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Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
1844085791 / 9781844085798
Paperback
823.914
05/03/2009
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20 cm 272 p.
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It was odd that Harriet should always have been so fond of curates.

They were so immature and always made the same kind of conversation.

Now the Archdeacon was altogether different . . . 'Together yet alone, the Misses Bede occupy the central crossroads of parish life.

Harriet, plump, elegant and jolly, likes nothing better than to make a fuss of new curates, secure in the knowledge that elderly Italian Count Ricardo Bianco will propose to her yet again this year.

Belinda, meanwhile has harboured sober feelings of devotion towards Archdeacon Hochleve for thirty years. Then into their quiet, comfortable lives comes a famous librarian, Nathaniel Mold, and a bishop from Africa, Theodore Grote - who each take to calling on the sisters for rather more unsettling reasons.

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