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The Pursuit of Love

Caroline Criado-Perez

Published: Originally 1945 FICTION An exquisitely funny comedy-of-manners, this classic coming-of-age tale set among the aristocracy is bouncing with life. The young Radlett sisters, bouncing around their country house, are obsessed with sex, longing to grow up and determined to marry Mr Right. (Spoiler: it might take them a few tries). PAPERBACK Publisher: Penguin Random House ISBN: 9780241974681
RRP: £8.99
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Our Curators said...

Nancy Mitford's Pursuit of Love is a pleasure as intense as inheriting a perfect pearl necklace, or finding a silk dress in a vintage shop that fits like a glove. Mitford's semi-autobiographical book chronicles a pre-war world stuffed with madly eccentric family members, tortuous love-affairs, fur coats, balls and sparkling chat that slips down as easy as a glass of champagne. I genuinely don't know anyone who doesn't love it.

Caitlin Moran

- Caitlin Moran

What the Critics are Saying

A kind of perfection' Olivia Laing

The Guardian

Peerless ... beneath the surface of Mitford's wit, there is something infinitely more melancholy at work.

Zoe Heller

A masterpiece ... The Pursuit of Love is one of the funniest books ever written.

India Knight, The Times

A dazzling comic delight.

Fiona Wilson, The Times

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