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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1982.

StatementBarbara Pym.
SeriesA New Portway large print book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6066.Y58
The Physical Object
Pagination314p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22371996M
ISBN 100851192327
OCLC/WorldCa9702912

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AN UNSUITABLE ATTACHMENT might be called the most typical of Barbara Pym's novels, which is a bit surprising because it was one that was famously rejected by her publisher in the mid s, leading to her long spell when she did not publish until she was famously rediscovered over a decade later (and was nominated for the Booker Prize for QUARTET IN AUTUMN)/5(18).   Set in St Basil’s, an undistinguished North London parish, An Unsuitable Attachment is indeed full of the high comedy for which Barbara Pym is famed. There is Mark Ainger, the vicar, who introduces his sermons with remarks like ‘Those of you who are familiar with the church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.’.   Set in St Basil’s, an undistinguished North London parish, An Unsuitable Attachment is indeed full of the high comedy for which Barbara Pym is famed. There is Mark Ainger, the vicar, who introduces his sermons with remarks like ‘Those of you who are familiar with the church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.’Brand: Pan Macmillan.   AN UNSUITABLE ATTACHMENT might be called the most typical of Barbara Pym's novels, which is a bit surprising because it was one that was famously rejected by her publisher in the mid s, leading to her long spell when she did not publish until she was famously rediscovered over a decade later (and was nominated for the Booker Prize for QUARTET IN AUTUMN).Cited by: 6.

KIRKUS REVIEW. This ""lost"" novel was rejected by Pym's London publisher in a rejection which was at least partially responsible for her virtual retirement until And, though Pym's wry charm and crisp detail are on lavish display, the book is indeed a problematic non-success: Pym seems more drawn to pathos than to comedy here. This book was released by the Penguin Classics publication in the year , many years after its original release in This book features the chief characters in the form of Mildred Lathbury, Helena Napier, Julian Malory, and Rocky Napier. At the start of the book’s story.   Synopsis Set in St Basil’s, an undistinguished North London parish, An Unsuitable Attachment is indeed full of the high comedy for which Barbara Pym is famed. There is Mark Ainger, the vicar, who introduces his sermons with remarks like ‘Those of you who are familiar with the church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.’.   An Unsuitable Attachment by Barbara Pym, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).

An Unsuitable Attachment was the seventh of Barbara Pym’s ten novels to be written but the last to be published; the discrepancy requires some explanation. Barbara Pym (the pen name of Mary. Set in St Basil’s, an undistinguished North London parish, An Unsuitable Attachment is indeed full of the high comedy for which Barbara Pym is famed. There is Mark Ainger, the vicar, who introduces his sermons with remarks like ‘Those of you who are familiar with the church of . Set in St Basil's, an undistinguished North London parish, An Unsuitable Attachment is indeed full of the high comedy for which Barbara Pym is famed. There is Mark Ainger, the vicar, who introduces his sermons with remarks like 'Those of you who are familiar with the church of 4/5(K).   Synopsis. When Barbara Pym died in January , this unpublished novel was found among her papers - written in , at a time when her work was out of fashion. The publication after nineteen years of An Unsuitable Attachment therefore became an important literary event and a source of joy for her many fans/5(19).