Tag Archive: Barbara Pym

#1977Club ” There was something to be said for tea and a comfortable chat about crematoria”.


I’ve been so disorganised lately, so it’s completely miraculous that I’ve managed to not only read a book in time for #1977 Club hosted by Kaggsy (Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings) and Simon (Stuck in… Continue reading

Barbara Pym’s realistic and slightly sad world


Not much of anything happens in any of the Barbara Pym novels I’ve read so far. ‘A Quartet in Autumn’ had a death, but ‘Jane and Prudence’ doesn’t have anything of real consequence,… Continue reading

All the single ladies (and gents) put your library cards up!


I read Barbara Pym’s ‘Quartet in Autumn’ after seeing it reviewed on Madam Bibi Lophile’s blog, and now I’m having one of those where has Barbara Pym been all my life moments, and… Continue reading