The Innocents: A Novel by Margery Sharp

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The Innocents: A Novel

'“Sharp’s use of the first person perspective and its subsequent immediacy is marvelously crafted, and the whole story is . . . believable and heart-wrenching. . . . [Sharp is] an incredibly perceptive writer.” —theliterarysisters  Praise for Margery Sharp “Sharp has a touch all her own when it comes to taking on social class, sex and its consequences, and the changes that the 20th century brought to both those arenas, most especially for women. She remained, always, both polite and biting, looking at the intoxications and delusions of life and love with wit and clear-eyed sympathy.” —The New York Times “One of the most gifted writers of comedy in the civilized world today.” —Chicago Daily News   “Highly gifted . . . a wonderful entertainer.” —The New Yorker   “[Sharp’s] dialogue is brilliant, uncannily true. . . . She is an excellent storyteller.” —Elizabeth Bowen  '
'“Sharp’s use of the first person perspective and its subsequent immediacy is marvelously crafted, and the whole story is . . . believable and heart-wrenching. . . . [Sharp is] an incredibly perceptive writer.” —theliterarysisters  Praise for Margery Sharp “Sharp has a touch all her own when it comes to taking on social class, sex and its consequences, and the changes that the 20th century brought to both those arenas, most especially for women. She remained, always, both polite and biting, looking at the intoxications and delusions of life and love with wit and clear-eyed sympathy.” —The New York Times “One of the most gifted writers of comedy in the civilized world today.” —Chicago Daily News   “Highly gifted . . . a wonderful entertainer.” —The New Yorker   “[Sharp’s] dialogue is brilliant, uncannily true. . . . She is an excellent storyteller.” —Elizabeth Bowen  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504034319 Pages: 183