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A far cry from Kensington, Muriel Spark

Label
A far cry from Kensington
Title
A far cry from Kensington
Statement of responsibility
Muriel Spark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mrs. Hawkins, a buxom young war widow, spends 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 uncovers evil-- shady literary doings and a deadly enemy, anonymous letters, blackmail, and suicide. Mrs. Hawkins confidently sets about putting things to order, little imagining the mayhem which would ensue. Now decades older, thin, successful, and delighted with life in Italy -- a far cry from Kensington -- Mrs. Hawkins looks back and recounts how her own life changed forever
Summary
In a post-war London boarding house, kindly Mrs. Hawkins, adept at handling other people's problems, finds herself a player in some very strange events
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
056848
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spark, Muriel
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6037.P29
LC item number
F33 1988b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Literature publishing
  • London (England)
  • Women editors
  • Widows
  • Literature publishing
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Widows
  • Women editors
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
A far cry from Kensington, Muriel Spark
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm17650633
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9780811214575
Lccn
88005904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)17650633
Label
A far cry from Kensington, Muriel Spark
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm17650633
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9780811214575
Lccn
88005904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)17650633

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