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Quartet in Autumn Paperback – 22 Aug 1994

4.1 out of 5 stars 73 customer reviews

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Flamingo; (Reissue) edition (22 Aug. 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 000654780X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0006547808
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 1.1 x 13 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 73 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,915,810 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

Brought together by their shared office life, faded Letty, small, wiry Norman, eccentric Marcia and devout Edwin, are an unlikely group of friends, but nevertheless find themselves drawn to discuss their different dreams and plans for the future. This book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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Barbara Pym’s sensitive wit and artistry are at their most sparkling in 'quartet in Autumn'. Brought together by their shared office life, fluffily faded Letty, small, wiry Norman, enigmatically eccentric Marcia and neatly devout Edwin, are an unlikely group of friends. Apart from work, they have little in common, but nevertheless find themselves frequently drawn to discuss their very different dreams and plans for the future…

‘Quartet in Autumn is immeasurably her finest work of fiction’
PAUL BAILEY, 'Evening Standard'

‘Very funny and keenly observant of the ridiculous as well as the pathetic in humanity.’
FINANCIAL TIMES

‘An alert miniaturist… her novels have a distinctive flavour, as instantly recognisable as lapsang tea.’
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