Darling: A razor-sharp, gloriously funny retelling of Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love

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Darling: A razor-sharp, gloriously funny retelling of Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love

Darling: A razor-sharp, gloriously funny retelling of Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love

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The plot remains very much the same; Knight has taken few liberties, but has recast the beloved characters and story in a modern mould. India Knight takes on the mighty task of re-imagining Nancy Mitford's classic comedy of manners, The Pursuit of Love.

In fact, nobody in my book group really rated it - mostly, the reaction was: "Why bother writing it at all? How on earth do you transpose a novel so distinctive, and whose plot hinges on the fraught political backdrop of early 20th-century Europe, to today’s world? I am at a loss therefore, especially as the modernisation of Shakespeare’s plays as books didn’t do too well. Treat yourself to this novel - Katherine Heiny, author of Early Morning Riser You may also be interested in.Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site's pageview limit.

All the old faces are there, ripe to take on the modern world; Franny’s mother The Bolter fits surprisingly well into the 21 st century, as does Lord Merlin, who is now an avant-garde fashion designer, and who was before his time in the original in any case. Uncle Matthew’s list of hates now includes “anyone with any kind of special food regimen or intolerance whatsoever … imported mushrooms, salted caramel (‘not a flavour’) … skiing, racists … people whose arms he considered too long … ‘wellness’, the use of the word ‘cis’ to describe anyone who wasn’t one’s sister.Durante o período de teste, é possível usufruir de todos os benefícios da assinatura de maneira gratuita. Rafiq Hardi Kermanj, founder of the Communist Party of Kurdistan, is forced to flee Tehran for London with his family. La storia di Linda, bella e autolesionista senza saperlo ne volerlo è da sola interessante e intrigante ma tutta la famiglia composta da un padre ex pop star e dalla madre nobile indiana, dai fratelli e cugina, dalle zie e i loro uomini sono una sorpresa continua, molto attuale e informativa. The book is narrated by Frances, a cousin of the Radlett siblings, who has been sent to live with her Aunt Sadie and Uncle Matthew by her flaky mother.



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