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Virago Modern Classics
List created by Jennifer G. (jgodbersen) on Nov 7, 2019
List Votes: 1 Books: 15 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 1 List Type: Open
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Frenchman's Creek (Virago Modern Classic) by Unknown Author
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Dud Avocado (VMC Designer Collection) by Elaine Dundy
THE DUD AVOCADO gained instant cult status on first publication and remains a timeless portrait of a woman hellbent on living. It is, as the GUARDIAN observes, 'one of the best novels about growing up fast'. Sally Jay Gorce is a woman with a mission. It's the 1950s, she's young, and she's in...  more

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Don't Look Now And Other Stories (VMC Designer Collection) by Howard Hughes
Dont-Look-Now-and-Other-Stories

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Jamaica Inn (Virago Modern Classic) by Daphne Du Maurier
Her mother's dying request obliges Mary Yellan to make a grim journey across bleak Cornish moorland to Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience and her overbearing husband, Joss Merlyn. With the coachman's warning echoing in her mind and affected by the inn's brooding power, Mary is thwarted...  more

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My Cousin Rachel. Daphne Du Maurier (VMC Designer Collection) by Daphne du Maurier
I threw the piece of paper on the fire. She saw it burn ...Orphaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by his benevolent older cousin, Ambrose. Resolutely single, Ambrose delights in Philip as his heir, a man who will love his grand home as much as he does himself. But the cosy world the...  more

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The Birds And Other Stories (Virago Modern Classics) by Howard Hughes
Birds and Other Stories

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Rebecca (Virago Modern Classic) by Unknown Author
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Their Eyes Were Watching God (Virago Modern Classics) by Unknown Author
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The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim
A discreet advertisement in 'The Times', addressed to 'Those who Apppreciate Wisteria and Sunshine...' is the impetus for a revelatory month for four very different women. High above the bay on the Italian Riviera stands San Salvatore, a mediaeval castle. Beckoned to this haven...  more

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Good Behaviour (Virago Modern Classics) by Molly Keane
An elegant, witty black comedy, which was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, is given a striking new cover by design firm Eley Kishimoto"I do know how to behave?believe me, because I know. I have always known . . . " Behind the gates of Temple Alice the aristocratic Anglo-Irish St Charles...  more

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Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
Mildred Lathbury is one of those ‘excellent women’ who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, ‘capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life - birth, marriage, death, the successful jumble sales, the garden fete spoilt by bad weather’. As such,...  more

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A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark
When Mrs Hawkins tells Hector Bartlett he is a 'pisseur de copie', that he 'urinates frightful prose', little does she realize the repercussions. Holding that 'no life can be carried on satisfactorily unless people are honest' Mrs Hawkins refuses to retract her judgement,...  more

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A Game of Hide and Seek (Virago Modern Classics) by Elizabeth Taylor
With a cover design by Celia Birtwell During summer games of hide-and-seek Harriet falls in love with Vesey and his elusive, teasing ways. When he goes to Oxford she cherishes his photograph and waits for the letter that never comes. Then Charles enters her life, and Harriet stifles her...  more

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The Tortoise and the Hare (VMC Designer Collection) by Elizabeth Jenkins
A love story with a difference, this exquisite novel subtly demonstrates that in affairs of the heart, the race is not necessarily to the swift?or the fair. It comes with a beautiful cover by Florence Broadhurst.The magnetic Evelyn Gresham, 52, is a barrister of considerable distinction. He has...  more

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Diary of a Provincial Lady (Provincial Lady, Bk 1) by E. M. Delafield
The Provincial Lady has a nice house, a nice husband (usually asleep behind The Times) and nice children. In fact, maintaining Niceness is the Provincial Lady’s goal in life -- her raison d'être. She never raises her voice, rarely ventures outside Devon (why would she?), only...  more

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