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THE PROVINCIAL LADY IN AMERICA

THE PROVINCIAL LADY IN AMERICA
By E. M. Delafield • Read by Georgina Sutton
No one could have been more surprised than our Provincial Lady to receive an invitation from her American agent to travel transatlantic and embark upon a programme of lectures and signings. She was PARTICULARLY amazed because, having received an overture sometime before and feeling that she would rather stay in the English countryside, she requested that they meet quite a few ‘requirements’ before she would agree to go.

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DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY

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DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY
By E. M. Delafield • Read by Georgina Sutton
‘Lady B. stays to tea. (Mem.: Bread-and-butter too thick. Speak to Ethel.) We talk some more about bulbs, the Dutch School of Painting, our Vicar’s wife, sciatica, and All Quiet on the Western Front. (Query: Is it possible to cultivate the art of conversation when living in the country all the year round?)’ If the question suggests a qualified answer, there is no doubt that the art of diary writing is alive and well and very, very funny in Devonshire in the 1920s.

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THE PROVINCIAL LADY GOES FURTHER

THE PROVINCIAL LADY GOES FURTHER
By E. M. Delafield • Read by Georgina Sutton
The Provincial Lady Goes Further is the immediate sequel to Diary of a Provincial Lady – and life mirrors art. Our Provincial Lady has found herself, unexpectedly, with a literary success on her hands! She is, suddenly, ‘Somebody,’ both in her Devonshire environs and in London where she establishes a bolthole - ostensibly so she could concentrate on the much-awaited sequel, but also so that she can enjoy the fruits of being a best-selling author!

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THE PRAISE OF FOLLY / AGAINST WAR

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THE PRAISE OF FOLLY / AGAINST WAR
By Desiderius Erasmus • Read by Georgina Sutton, Leighton Pugh
Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) was known as Prince of the Humanists – though a theologian, a Catholic priest and the leading European scholar of his time. A close friend of Sir Thomas More, Erasmus’s writings had a strong influence on the growing movement for change in Christian Europe, both Lutheran and the Counter-Reformation.

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