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Elders and Betters, Compton-Burnett, Ivy
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Author Name:    Compton-Burnett, Ivy

Title:   Elders and Betters

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Bloomsbury Reader 

ISBN Number:   1448200938 / 9781448200931

Seller ID:   ING9781448200931

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The Donne family's move to the country is inspired by a wish to be close to their cousins, who are to be their nearest neighbours. It proves too close for comfort, however. For a secret switching of wills causes the most genteel pursuit of self-interest to threaten good relations and even good manners...Ivy Compton-Burnett employs her sharp ear for comedy and celebrated powers of dialogue to spectacular effect. She reveals a devastating microcosm of human society, in which the elders are by no means always the betters, in which no character is totally scrupulous, but none without their appeal.



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