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Pomfret Towers.

Angela Mackail Thirkell

Pomfret Towers.

by Angela Mackail Thirkell

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Hamilton, 1938.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19870152M

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Pomfret Towers is the story of a house party at the estate of the same name and the effects it has on the members of several Barsetshire families. The Earl of Pomfret's wife is back home from the Continent and her husband has decided to throw a house party full of young people to amuse her. Shy little Alice Barton is among them.4/5(8). Pomfret Towers, Barsetshire seat of the earls of Pomfret, was constructed, with great pomp and want of concern for creature comforts, in the once-fashionable style of Sir Gilbert Scott's St Pancras station. It makes a grand setting for a house party at which.

  From start to finish, Pomfret Towers was a delight. It is so wonderfully plotted, holding one’s interested evenly from the first page to the last without any of the unevenness that can come when Thirkell is handling a larger cast or less complimentary plots. Pomfret Towers, Barsetshire seat of the earls of Pomfret, was constructed, with great pomp and want of concern for creature comforts, in the once-fashionable style of Sir Gilbert Scott's St Pancras station. It makes a grand setting for a house party at which gamine Alice Barton and her brother Guy are honoured guests, mixing with the headstrong Price Range: $6 - $


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In the sixth Barsetshire novel, a group of quirky characters comes together at a large country house, Pomfret Towers, for a weekend party, including the modest heroine Alice, the gruff and terrifying lord who owns the place, the egotistical would 4/5().

Pomfret Towers, Barsetshire seat of the earls of Pomfret, was constructed, with great pomp and want of concern for creature comforts, in the once-fashionable style of Sir Gilbert Scott's St Pancras station. It makes a grand setting for a house party at which gamine Alice Barton and her brother Guy are honoured guests, mixing with the headstrong /5(13).

A number of her books take place in the fictional Barsetshire, the county invented by Anthony Trollope, and this novel is one of these, first published in As Lady Pomfret makes one of her rare visits to her husband and Pomfret Pomfret Towers. book, so a weekend with guests is arranged.

As well as the family there have been others invited as well/5(38). Pomfret Towers by Angela Thirkell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(). Check out this great listen on Pomfret Towers, Barsetshire seat of the earls of Pomfret, was constructed, Pomfret Towers.

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At a house party many Bright Young Things mingle. Will Giles Foster, heir to this magnificence, fall for tender-hearted gamine Alice Barton. And will he seek her hand in marriage. Pomfret Towers - Angela Thirkell Some books (like this one) finish far to soon. I'm having a definite pre Christmas wobble (will I have the energy, patience, and enough sticking plasters to get through the next 5 weeks in something approaching one piece?) so it was wonderfully calming to spend Sunday immersed in Thirkell's pre war house party.

Pomfret Towers is #6 in the series and was published in The story begins with an invitation to a weekend house party. (I kept imagining it set in pre-war Highclere Castle AKA Downton Abbey, which I just visited in the UK; I'll post about it soon).

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Pomfret Towers by Angela Thirkell avg. rating Ratings This novel centers around the weekend party that Alice Barton, a shy English girl, attends at Pomfret Towers, the magnificent seventeenth-century home of Lord Pomfret. Pomfret Towers by Angela Thirkell Pomfret Towers, Barsetshire seat of the earls of Pomfret, was constructed, with great pomp and want of concern for creature comforts, in the once-fashionable style of Sir Gilbert Scott’s St Pancras station.

Her books of the s in particular had a satiric exuberance, as in Pomfret Towers, which sends up village ways, aristocratic folly and middle-class aspirations. Three Houses (, Oxford University Press; repeatedly reprinted) is a short childhood memoir which simultaneously displays Thirkell's precociously finished style, her lifelong.

Pomfret Towers by Angela Thirkell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Book Overview This description may be from another edition of this product. POMFRET TOWERS (): Lord and Lady Pomfret introduce their diffident cousin and heir, Gillie Foster, to the local notables, including a number of.

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It makes a grand setting for a house party at which gamine Alice Barton and her brother Guy are honoured guests, mixing with the. commentary: Another Thirkell book, the second this month, with some very specific areas of interest.

First of all, that apricot-coloured Shetland dressing-gown – yes, it does sound ravishing. Secondly, about two-thirds of the book covers the Friday to Monday visit of a group of young people to Lord Pomfret’s very grand house.Pomfret Towers, Barsetshire seat of the earls of Pomfret, was constructed, with great pomp and want of concern for creature comforts, in the once-fashionable style of Sir Gilbert Scott's St Pancras station.