Scenes of Childhood by Sylvia Townsend Warner

Scenes of Childhood

bySylvia Townsend Warner, Sylvia Townsend Warner

Kobo ebook | May 19, 2011

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In the course of her brilliant career Sylvia Townsend Warner wrote superbly in many and diverse forms but never penned a memoir, properly speaking. However, from the 1930s to the 1970s she did contribute a series of short reminiscences to the New Yorker. Scenes of Childhood collects and orders those reminiscences, thus forming a volume that reads as a joyous, wry and moving testament to the experience of being alive. The collection evokes a recognisably English world of nannies, butlers, pet podles, public schools, 'good works' and country churches, but the resonances of these stories are universal - funny and touching by turns.
Title:Scenes of ChildhoodFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 19, 2011Publisher:Faber & FaberLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571279031

ISBN - 13:9780571279036

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