Wigs On The Green

February 23, 2016|
Wigs On The Green by Nancy Mitford
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Wigs on the Green by Nancy Mitford is a hilarious satire of the upper classes.

Eugenia Malmains is one of the richest girls in England and an ardent supporter of Captain Jack and the Union Jackshirts; Noel and Jasper are both in search of an heiress (so much easier than trying to work for the money); Poppy and Marjorie are nursing lovelorn hearts; and the beautiful bourgeois Mrs Lace is on the prowl for someone near Eugenia''s fabulous country home at Chalford, and much farce ensues.

One of Nancy Mitford''s earliest novels, Wigs on the Green has been out of print for nearly seventy-five years. Nancy''s sisters Unity and Diana were furious with her for making fun of Diana''s husband, Oswald Moseley, and his politics, and the book caused a rift between them all that endured for years. Nancy Mitford skewers her family and their beliefs with her customary jewelled barbs, but there is froth, comedy and heart here too.

''Deliciously funny'' Evelyn Waugh

Nancy Mitford (1904-1973) was born in London, the eldest child of the second Baron Redesdale. She had written four novels, including Wigs on the Green (1935), before the success of The Pursuit of Love in 1945, which she followed with Love in a Cold Climate (1949), The Blessing (1951) and Don''t Tell Alfred (1960). She also wrote four w...
Title:Wigs On The GreenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 7.76 X 5.06 X 0.46 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 7.76 X 5.06 X 0.46 inPublished:February 23, 2016Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241974712

ISBN - 13:9780241974711

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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