life of Ivy Compton-Burnett.

by Elizabeth Sprigge

Publisher: Gollancz in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 191 Downloads: 254
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  • Compton-Burnett, I. -- 1884-1969.
  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005 O391 Z9 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19679569M

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But this was Barbara Hardy’s last book. Sadly, the publisher notes that Hardy died after giving the final proofs her approval, before seeing the finished text published.

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Compton-Burnett, Ivy – A British novelist, Miss Compton-Burnett wrote novels that take place in Victorian and Edwardian times and which consist mostly of dialogue.

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