- Paperback: 218 pages
- Publisher: Moyer Bell Ltd (September 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1559212780
- ISBN-13: 978-1559212786
- Product Dimensions: 38.9 x 20.1 x 11.3 cm
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 Kg
- Average Customer Review: (11 customer reviews)
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When the Times Literary Supplement asked critics to name the most underrated authors of the past 75 years, only one was mentioned twice: Barbara Pym. Barbara Pym wrote nine novels, including An Unsuitable Attachment, Quartet in Autumn and The Sweet Dove Died. She died in 1980.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The saddest and bleakest of all Pym's fiction, "A Quartet in Autumn" cast a pall over my day. While her other novels enable me to see the humor and irony in everyday life, I found... Read morePublished on April 12 2009 by Phoebe
...society in the late 1970's in London. The "quartet" is four older middle-class, working people, two women and two men around the age of sixty. Read morePublished on Jan. 24 2003 by "jenniferbraun"
I was the only member of my book club who liked this. I felt it was an interesting book if for no other reason than the illustration that sometimes what DOESN'T happen is as... Read morePublished on April 7 2002 by Alicia Walker
This is my Favorite of all her books, and I like all of her books. While she often writes about fairly hopeless people, I think it is the only book in which she treats absolute... Read morePublished on Dec 10 2000 by adam bohnet
This book is not a masterpiece. The characters are not that well developed. Nor are the images really there. Also, the pace does get a bit sluggish. Read morePublished on April 30 2000 by Sean Ares Hirsch