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158 pages
Published 1963 by Putnam
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Max Nemtsov
Jun 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Первый (хотя на самом деле фиг знает; они вышли практически одновременно с "Эмиром", который, говорят, еще эксцентричнее) "поэтический роман" английской "исчезнувшей поэтессы", чьи остальные романы сейчас практически невозможно найти (хотя поэзия и короткая проза переизданы, так что надежда есть). Написан он драгоценно, хотя отнюдь не ради интриги или сюжета, а ради языка, и читать его лучше соответственно неспешно.

Роузмэри Тонкс - продолжательница жанра и духа "комедий манер" не столько Ивлина
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Chris Oleson
I could list paragraph after paragraph of Rosemary Tonks' ascerbic, aphoristic, penetrating language with which I filled pages in my reading notebook. But I'll give you just one, near of the end of this novel, which describes so much of the tone, the voice, and the venom of the dialogue and interactions among a small group of people in mid-1960s England:

"One of the chief pleasures of watching cultivated Londoners who take their emotions off the peg, is that in situations where there is no rule o
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Rosemary Tonks (17 October 1928 – 15 April 2014) was an English poet and author. After publishing two poetry collections, six novels,[1] and pieces in numerous media outlets, she disappeared from the public eye after her conversion to Fundamentalist Christianity in the 1970s; little was known about her life past that point, until her death.[2][3][4]

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