"All the people in A Few Green Leaves are completely realistic; the sort of people we meet every day of our lives and never particularly notice...Miss Pym's art endows them with a significance which they could never possess in life." -- Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Barbara Pym, who died on January 11, 1980, spent the last few years of her life in an Oxfordshire village, sharing a small cottage with her sister. In 1977, after sixteen years in the wilderness she published QUARTET IN AUTUMN. It was treated as a major literary event, as was her next novel, THE SWEET DOVE DIED.