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No fond return of love

Barbara Pym

No fond return of love

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Published by Pan Bks. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Jonathan Cape, 1961.

StatementBarbara Pym.
The Physical Object
Pagination287p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18200009M
ISBN 100330323067


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No Found Return of Love is the third Barbara Pym I have read, after Excellent Women and Crampton Hodnet. All three books are equally good. Dulcie Mainwaring, the protagonist in No Fond Return of Love, is another Excellent Woman. There are also churches, priests and Learned Society.

Barbara Pym surely knows the repressed English middle class well/5. I read and reread Barbara Pym so often that my copy of No Fond Return of Love was in tatters-so I needed to get another copy. No description of plot does justice to any book by Pym-you need to experience her books firsthand- " there are various ways of mending a broken heart, but perhaps going to a learned conference is one of the more unusual."/5(39).

No Fond Return of Love: A Novel - Kindle edition by Pym, Barbara. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading No Fond Return of Love: A by: No Fond Return of Love is a sweet, gentle romance, much in the way that Jane Austen's works are (and indeed, this novel has been compared to Persuasion).

Pym does a wonderful job, in all of her works, of exposing her characters' foibles.5/5(5). Determined to try again, I picked up No Fond Return of Love from the library with the hope that it would reveal Pym’s genius to me.

The book begins with Dulcie Mainwaring, “a rather tall woman in her early thirties, with a pleasant face and fair hair” (p), attending a conference peopled by the “seedier fringes of the academic world.

NO FOND RETURN OF LOVE BARBARA No fond return of love book PERENNIAL LIBRARY Harper & Row, Publishers New York, Cambridge, Philadelphia, San Francisco London, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Sydney A hardcover edition of this book was first published in Great Britain in by Jonathan Cape Ltd.

and in the United States in by E. E Dutton, Inc.4/5(32). No Fond Return of Love was first published in A year hiatus without a publisher followed, prompting Larkin's advocacy. Pym's tale of altruistic young spinster Dulcie Mainwaring and her. Editions for No Fond Return of Love: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by:   Set in London in the early s, No Fond Return of Love is a delightful comedy of manners that comes full circle as Dulcie discovers a love as unexpected as it is liberating.

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1 No Fond Return of Love. Get this from a library. No fond return of love. [Barbara Pym] -- Dulcie Mainwearing is always helping others, but never looks out for herself - especially in the realm of love. Her friend Viola is besotted by the alluring Dr Aylwin Forbes, so surely it isn't.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pym, Barbara. No fond return of love. London: Granada,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

NO FOND RETURN OF LOVE - BARBARA PYM: REVIEW I'm @shawnmooney on Litsy and on Twitter. I’m. Get this book in print. No Fond Return of Love. Barbara Pym. Cape, - Female friendship - pages. 12 Reviews. Een knappe Londense uitgever oefent een grote aantrekkingskracht uit op een aantal vrouwen.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings.4/5(12). NO FOND RETURN OF LOVE is a typical Barbara Pym novel No fond return of love book is her fifth for me). It is foremost a sensitive and bittersweet exploration of the plight of educated middle-class women in post-War English society.

(Pym was an early understated feminist). Its characters all have their foibles and just enough personality to elevate them from mere /5(67). No Fond Return of Love. ” —Mary Gordon “ comic, heartrending, brave; in short, like life itself.” —Shirley Hazzard “No novelist brings more telling observation or more gentle pleasure.” —Jilly Cooper “A splendid, humorous writer.” —John Betjeman.

From the Publisher4/4(1). No fond Return of Love. First edition first impression from in VG+ condition, the book is near fine, no markings, pages clean, spine firm.

the jacket has some pen marking to front and wear to extremities, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, any questions please get in touch.

No Fond Return of Love: The course of true love does not run smoothly in this delightful comedy of manners set in s London.

Jilted by her fiancé, Dulcie Mainwaring gives up on ever finding true love. Of course, that doesn’t stop her from meddling in the romantic lives of : Open Road Media.

That is, until Dulcie's eighteen-year-old niece moves in with Viola, and the young girl soon catches Aylwin's roving eye. Set in London in the early s, No Fond Return of Love is a delightful comedy of manners that comes full circle as Dulcie discovers a love as unexpected as it is liberating.

No Fond Return of Love again features mildly amorous professors and quietly yearning spinsters headed for a shaky but happy ending--and those who prefer the gently comic Pym (as opposed to the grimmer Pym of Quartet in Autumn) will find it a welcome addition to the US-available canon.

My fourth foray into Barbara Pym's world was No Fond Return of Love. This is the story of three people who meet while attending a weekend conference on indexing in the late s or early s. This is the story of three people who meet while attending a weekend conference on.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Barbara Pym is an idiosyncratic writer and those who are already addicts (and I choose the word deliberately) need only to be told that No fond return of love is the mixture as before, as sweet and sour as ever.

The publisher's blurb quotes a phrase which is used more than once in the book.4/5(24). - Buy No Fond Return Of Love (Virago Modern Classics) book online at best prices in India on Read No Fond Return Of Love (Virago Modern Classics) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(58).

That is, until Dulcie’s eighteen-year-old niece moves in with Viola, and the young girl soon catches Aylwin’s roving eye.

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No Fond Return of Love, first published in England inwas her sixth novel—and the last of her books to be published before her “rediscovery” in   No Fond Return of Love (Book): Pym, Barbara: Pym introduces Dulcie Mainwaring, one of those seemingly selfless women who always help others and never look out for themselves, especially in matters of love.

When Dulcie's young niece becomes the object of absentminded Professor Aylwin Forbes's amorous designs, Dulcie whisks away her friend Viola -- who has her own designs on the.

‎Dulcie Mainwearing is always helping others, but never looks out for herself - especially in the realm of love. Her friend Viola is besotted by the alluring Dr Aylwin Forbes, so surely it isn't prying if Dulcie helps things along. Aylwin, however, is smitten by Dulcie's pretty young niece.

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In The Independent Organ Author: Ram Sarangan. No description of plot does justice to any book by Pym-you need to experience her books firsthand- " there are various ways of mending a broken heart, but perhaps going to a learned conference is one of the more unusual." First published in No Fond Return is timeless in /5(67).

No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym My rating: 4 of 5 stars Library. By far my favorite Pym to date - I guess 4 stars has a range. (I've also read Excellent Women and Jane and Prudence) In this book, Pym plays with book lovers, writers, observers.

Dulcie ("sweet") and Viola (given name: "Violet") become unlikely roommates and companions. Back in February I wrote about Barbara Pym’s second novel, published in Excellent Fond Return of Love came four novels later in This was to be her final publication before the long hiatus caused largely by her work coming to seem old fashioned, with its casts of characters drawn from the class of repressed and obscure ‘distressed gentlewomen’, fastidious.

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Ma — 8 Comments. Classics, Reviews. Crampton Hodnet. Set in London in the early s, No Fond Return of Love is a delightful comedy of manners that comes full circle as Dulcie discovers a love as unexpected as it is liberating.

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who falls in (or out) of love with whom, and how, and what way, and how does it all end. This is the basics. We dont write teasers. DGG9 October (UTC). No Fond Return of Love by Pym, Barbara at - ISBN - ISBN - E P Dutton - - Hardcover4/5(K).A Review of "No Fond Return of Love." By Barbara Pym Oh that I was so long in finding this author.

What would have been my impression at twenty? Thirty? Forty? Now at nearly fifty, I find Barbara Pym. I think most of my review regarding her books start with the same lament. The woman can turn on a /5(3).One of her very best - comic, heartrending, brave; in short, like life itself' Shirley Hazzard.