From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From Library Journal
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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The narrator of this book lived in a boarding house in Kensington in the 1950s and recounts the mild adventures of her fellow boarders. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Debbie Rodgers
Absorbing, satirical tale about mid-century book publishing in London and a colourful collection of souls living in a house of bed sits.Published 28 days ago by elizabeth Kvam
Muriel Sparks short and sharp novels never disappoint, in A Far Cry From Kensington (1988) Spark takes on the publishing world. Mrs. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Patrick Mc Coy
Whimsical, chilling and funny in equal measure, it's also a masterpiece of wonderful prose. A must-read.Published 4 months ago by Angela
Nick Hornby is responsible for my tracking down some of Muriel Sparks' books. I followed his example described in one of his columns reviewing his reading experiences and immersed... Read morePublished 7 months ago by keetmom
I didn't really care for this novel. Yes, the story moved along, but I just didn't find it resonated on any deeper level than the story being told. A bit of a waste of time.Published 9 months ago by T. Tamsen
Muriel Spark was an excellent writer. I'm glad to have been introduced to her.Published 11 months ago by Mary Sahs
I started dusting a bookcase and found several volumes by Muriel Spark. Picked this one to re-read as liked the cover. Read morePublished 16 months ago by A reader
Muriel Spark shows in this book that she is a master at developing characters and has an engaging writing style but the story doesn't have a direction. Is there a plot? Read morePublished 17 months ago by L. Farwell