Britannia Mews: A Novel by Margery Sharp

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Britannia Mews: A Novel

'“[Sharp’s] combination of interior life and social reality makes for what may be her greatest portrait in Britannia Mews, her novel of life on a disreputable London street from 1875 through to the Blitz; the book is a love letter to London and Londoners, and the central character, Adelaide, is an extraordinarily distinct creation, determined and definite in her passions, her actions and her ambitions.” —The New York Times “As an artistic achievement . . . first-class, as entertainment . . . tops.” —The Boston Globe “Every page of Britannia Mews is guaranteed entertainment.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer   “Brilliantly told and full of humor that seldom misses a trick.” —The Saturday Review of Literature   “Fascinating . . . written with great ease and frequent charm.” —Boston Herald   “Full-blown . . . richly incisive . . . sheer delight.” —New York Herald Tribune   “A first-rate novel.” —John P. Marquand  “Margery Sharp [has an] unfailing charm, vividness, and gift for making her people live.” —Kirkus Reviews  Praise for Margery Sharp “Highly gifted . . . a wonderful entertainer.” —The New Yorker   “One of the most gifted writers of comedy in the civilized world today.” —Chicago Daily News   “Sharp’s dialogue is brilliant, uncannily true. . . . She is an excellent storyteller.” —Elizabeth Bowen  '
'“[Sharp’s] combination of interior life and social reality makes for what may be her greatest portrait in Britannia Mews, her novel of life on a disreputable London street from 1875 through to the Blitz; the book is a love letter to London and Londoners, and the central character, Adelaide, is an extraordinarily distinct creation, determined and definite in her passions, her actions and her ambitions.” —The New York Times “As an artistic achievement . . . first-class, as entertainment . . . tops.” —The Boston Globe “Every page of Britannia Mews is guaranteed entertainment.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer   “Brilliantly told and full of humor that seldom misses a trick.” —The Saturday Review of Literature   “Fascinating . . . written with great ease and frequent charm.” —Boston Herald   “Full-blown . . . richly incisive . . . sheer delight.” —New York Herald Tribune   “A first-rate novel.” —John P. Marquand  “Margery Sharp [has an] unfailing charm, vividness, and gift for making her people live.” —Kirkus Reviews  Praise for Margery Sharp “Highly gifted . . . a wonderful entertainer.” —The New Yorker   “One of the most gifted writers of comedy in the civilized world today.” —Chicago Daily News   “Sharp’s dialogue is brilliant, uncannily true. . . . She is an excellent storyteller.” —Elizabeth Bowen  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504034241 Pages: 377