The Diary of a Social Butterfly

The Diary of a Social Butterfly Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9788184000535
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Publisher Random House, India
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This is the hugely entertaining journal of a socialite in Lahore. Pakistan may be making headlines - but Butterfly is set to conquer the world. 'Everyone knows me. All of Lahore, all of Karachi, all of Isloo - oho, baba, Islamabad - half of Dubai, half of London and all of Khan Market and all the nice, nice bearers in Imperial Hotel also...No ball, no party, no dinner, no coffee morning, no funeral, no GT - Get-Together, baba - is complete without me.' Meet Butterfly, Pakistan's most lovable, silly, socialite. An avid party goer, inspired mis speller, and unwittingly acute observer of Pakistani high society, Butterfly is a woman like no other. In her world, SMS becomes S & M and people eat 'three tiara cakes' while shunning 'do number ka maal'. 'What cheeks!' as she would say. As her country faces tribulations - from 9/11 to the assassination of Benazir Bhutto - Butterfly glides through her world, unfazed, untouched, and stopped short only by the chip in her manicure. Wicked, irreverent and hugely entertaining, "The Diary of a Social Butterfly" gives you a delicious glimpse into the parallel universe of the have-musts.



The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam

The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam Author G. Willow Wilson
ISBN-10 9780802118875
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Publisher Atlantic Monthly Press
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The extraordinary story of an all-American girl’s conversion to Islam and her ensuing romance with a young Egyptian man, The Butterfly Mosque is a stunning articulation of a Westerner embracing the Muslim world.

When G. Willow Wilson—already an accomplished writer on modern religion and the Middle East at just twenty-seven—leaves her atheist parents in Denver to study at Boston University, she enrolls in an Islamic Studies course that leads to her shocking conversion to Islam and sends her on a fated journey across continents and into an uncertain future.

She settles in Cairo where she teaches English and submerges herself in a culture based on her adopted religion. And then she meets Omar, a passionate young man with a mild resentment of the Western influences in his homeland. They fall in love, entering into a daring relationship that calls into question the very nature of family, belief, and tradition. Torn between the secular West and Muslim East, Willow records her intensely personal struggle to forge a “third culture” that might accommodate her own values without compromising the friends and family on both sides of the divide.



A Journal of Butterfly Kisses

A Journal of Butterfly Kisses Author Bob Carlisle
ISBN-10 9780849953545
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Publisher Thomas Nelson
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The journal centers around the thoughts a father would want to share with his daughter and thoughts a daughter would want to share with her father. It includes inspirational writings from noted authors such as Josh McDowell, Ruth Bell Graham, Thomas Kinkade, Gary Smalley, Anne Graham Lotz, Max Lucado, and Joni Eareckson Tada.



Journal Your Life's Journey: Colorful Abstract Butterfly, Lined Journal, 6 x 9, 100 Pages

Journal Your Life's Journey: Colorful Abstract Butterfly, Lined Journal, 6 x 9, 100 Pages Author Journal Your Life's Journey
ISBN-10 9781511805681
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Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Are you harnessing the power of a journal?

If you are going through life right now feeling like everything is out of control or that things are not happening the way you planned, you need a journal. I don’t mean to be too direct, but it is time for you to discover why you feel the way you do and then figure out what to do about it.

Or you can just write stuff in it! The great thing about a lined journal is you can make it into anything you want. A day timer, travel journal, diary, notebook for school, etc. If you need to write something down, a journal is the tool you need.

If you want to use it for more than just a notepad then keep reading.

Benefits Of Keeping A Journal

Almost every successful person seems to have kept a journal in one form or another. Success in this case is not defined by money but overall happiness. Whether or not they called it journaling doesn’t matter as they kept a record of their goals, success, failures, feelings and their daily life.

Your journal contains the answers to your most burning questions. It is literally the best self-help book you could ever read because it is all about you. Just some of the benefits of journaling are:

  • Allows you to reflect on your life and the changes you are choosing to make or not make
  • Clarifies your thinking and as Tony Robbins says “Clarity is Power”
  • Houses all your million dollar ideas that normally get lost in all the noise of life
  • Exposes repeated patterns of behaviors that get you the results you DON’T want
  • Acts as a bucket for you to brain dump in – a cluttered mind leads to a disorganized life
  • Revisits daily situations giving you a chance to look at it with a different perspective
  • Doesn’t crash and lose everything you put into it like electronics (just like electronics though don’t get it wet)

You may want to keep multiple journals. One that contains your truest and most secret feelings that you guard heavily, but need a way to express. Another that contains all those fantastic ideas, dreams and awesome goals. Maybe just something you doodle in.

No matter how you use it getting into the daily habit of journaling has the potential to improve the quality of your life.

How To Use A journal

Let’s look past the simple fact you know how to physically write in a journal and dig into how to actually use your journal. It might contain all the secrets to life’s biggest problems but unless you know how to uncover those secrets they stay hidden away in your words.

  • Let the words flow from the heart and be filled with emotions, no holdbacks
  • Make a daily journaling schedule. Each and every day take the time to record your thoughts morning and night. If you love to type notes into your phone all day transfer them to your journal after.
  • Sit in a quiet spot and allow yourself to be judgement free. Your journal is not a reason to turn yourself into an emotional punching bag.
  • Start small. You do not need to write a specific number of words. Just the right amount of honest words that let you feel a sense of being free from negativity and energized with possibility.
  • If you write in your journal like someone is going to read it, you will ever allow yourself to fully express what needs to be expressed. Write like no one will ever read it because it is likely no one ever will unless you want them to. Write how you loved something, were mad at someone, wished something was different or anything you need to.

Just do it. Start today writing in your journal. You could even put “Today I bought this awesome journal and will recommend all my friends do the same.” Wink Wink

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Gertrude Bell: The Arabian Diaries, 1913-1914

Gertrude Bell: The Arabian Diaries, 1913-1914 Author Rosemary O'Brien
ISBN-10 9780815606727
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Publisher Syracuse University Press
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The Englishwoman Gertrude Bell lived an extraordinary life. Her adventures are the stuff of novels: she rode with bandits; braved desert shamals; was captured by Bedouins; and sojourned in a harem. Called the most powerful woman in the British Empire, she counseled kings and prime ministers. Bell's colleagues included Lloyd George and Winston Churchill, who in 1921 invited Bell-the only woman whose advice was sought-to the Cairo Conference to "determine the future of Mesopotamia." Bell numbered among her closest friends T.E. Lawrence, St. John Philby, and Arabian sheiks. In this volume of three of her notebooks, Rosemary O'Brien preserves Bell's elegant, vibrant prose, and presents Bell as a brilliant tactician fearlessly confronting her own vulnerability. The fundamental themes of her life-reckless behavior; a divided self which combined brilliance of intellect with a passionate nature; a sense of history; and the fatal gift of falling in love with a married man-are all here in remarkable detail. Her journey to northern Arabia in 1914 earned Bell professional recognition from the Royal Geographical Society, and solidified her reputation as a canny political analyst of Middle Eastern affairs. In addition to Bell's own photographs, O'Brien has provided us an unprecedented first access to excerpts of the Bell/Richard Doughty-Wyllie love letters, the married British army officer with whom she was in love and for whom her diaries were written.



Managing Stress: A Creative Journal

Managing Stress: A Creative Journal Author Brian Luke Seaward
ISBN-10 9780763702816
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Publisher Jones & Bartlett Pub
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Journal writing has proven to be an effective coping technique to deal with stress. Writing in a journal for a period of weeks or months, and then reading over the passages, allows students to identify common stressors in their lives. Dr. Seaward's creative exercises increase awareness of stress and help to create coping skills that reduces student stress. Managing Stress: A Creative Journal is the perfect companion to the new Second Edition of Dr. Seaward's Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Wellbeing or any other introductory stress management text.



The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf

The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf Author Vita Sackville-West
ISBN-10 9781573441360
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Publisher Cleis Press
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After they met in 1922, Vita Sackville-West, a British novelist married to diplomat Harold Nicolson, and Virginia Woolf began an intense and passionate relationship that lasted until Woolf’s death in 1941. In their correspondence, the women leave no aspect of their lives untouched: they record daily dramas, bits of gossip, the strains and pleasures of writing, and their mutual joy in each other’s company. This edition includes over 500 letters spanning 20 years; features 25 photographs, eight new to this edition; and has a new introduction and bibliography.



Clara's Diary: An American Girl in Japan

Clara's Diary: An American Girl in Japan Author Clara A Whitney
ISBN-10 9780870114700
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Publisher Kodansha America, Inc
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Clara's Diary: An American Girl in Japan



A Rebel Came Home: The Diary and Letters of Floride Clemson, 1863-1866

A Rebel Came Home: The Diary and Letters of Floride Clemson, 1863-1866 Author
ISBN-10 9780872496422
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Publisher Univ of South Carolina Pr
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A Rebel Came Home: The Diary and Letters of Floride Clemson, 1863-1866



Henry Stratford Persse's Letters from Galway to America, 1821-1832 (Irish Narrative Series)

Henry Stratford Persse's Letters from Galway to America, 1821-1832 (Irish Narrative Series) Author
ISBN-10 9781859181416
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Publisher Cork University Press
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A customs official and distiller in Galway whose sons emigrated to America in 1821, Henry Stratford Persse's letters provide a striking account of Galway life, Irish misgovernment and American democracy during the first quarter of the nineteenth century.



The Diary of a Social Butterfly

The Diary of a Social Butterfly Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9781448129676
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 336
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‘Jane Austen meets Bridget Jones... Hilarious’ Glamour Meet Butterfly – loveable socialite, avid party-goer, inspired shopper and unwittingly acute observer. Of course everyone thinks her life is perfect but having to contend with a conniving mother-in-law, a husband who doesn’t like parties, and a circle of friends who bring new meaning to the word competitive, Butterfly thinks her life is far from enviable. And as she lurches from crisis to crisis, trailing Jimmy Choos and pearls of wisdom along the way, it seems she might have a little more on her plate than she’s first realised... Wicked, irreverent and hugely entertaining, The Diary of a Social Butterfly gives you a delicious glimpse into the parallel universe of the have-musts.



The Diary of a Social Butterfly

The Diary of a Social Butterfly Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9788184002218
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 240
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Pakistan may be making headlines—but Butterfly is set to conquer the world. ‘Everyone knows me. All of Lahore, all of Karachi, all of Isloo—oho, baba, Islamabad —half of Dubai, half of London and all of Khan Market and all the nice, nice bearers in Imperial Hotel also...No ball, no party, no dinner, no coffee morning, no funeral, no GT —Get-Together, baba—is complete without me.’ Meet Butterfly, Pakistan’s most lovable, silly, socialite. An avid partygoer, inspired misspeller, and unwittingly acute observer of Pakistani high society, Butterfly is a woman like no other. In her world, SMS becomes S & M and people eat ‘three tiara cakes’ while shunning ‘do number ka maal’. ‘What cheeks!’ as she would say. As her country faces tribulations – from 9/11 to the assassination of Benazir Bhutto—Butterfly glides through her world, unfazed, untouched, and stopped short only by the chip in her manicure. Wicked, irreverent, and hugely entertaining, The Diary of a Social Butterfly gives you a delicious glimpse into the parallel universe of the have-musts.



The Diary of a Social Butterfly

The Diary of a Social Butterfly Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9780099572732
Release 2013
Pages 336
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âe~Jane Austen meets Bridget Jonesâe¦ Hilariousâe(tm) Glamour Meet Butterfly âe" loveable socialite, avid party-goer, inspired shopper and unwittingly acute observer. Of course everyone thinks her life is perfect but having to contend with a conniving mother-in-law, a husband who doesnâe(tm)t like parties, and a circle of friends who bring new meaning to the word competitive, Butterfly thinks her life is far from enviable. And as she lurches from crisis to crisis, trailing Jimmy Choos and pearls of wisdom along the way, it seems she might have a little more on her plate than sheâe(tm)s first realised... Wicked, irreverent and hugely entertaining, The Diary of a Social Butterfly gives you a delicious glimpse into the parallel universe of the have-musts.



Karachi You re Killing Me

Karachi  You   re Killing Me Author Saba Imtiaz
ISBN-10 9788184005615
Release 2014-02-24
Pages 271
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Ayesha is a twenty-something reporter in one of the world’s most dangerous cities. Her assignments range from showing up at bomb sites and picking her way through scattered body parts to interviewing her boss’s niece, the couture-cupcake designer. In between dicing with death and absurdity, Ayesha despairs over the likelihood of ever meeting a nice guy, someone like her old friend Saad, whose shoulder she cries on after every romantic misadventure. Her choices seem limited to narcissistic, adrenaline-chasing reporters who’ll do anything to get their next story—to the spoilt offspring of the Karachi elite who’ll do anything to cure their boredom. Her most pressing problem, however, is how to straighten her hair during the chronic power outages. Karachi, You’re Killing Me! is Bridget Jones’s Diary meets The Diary of a Social Butterfly—a comedy of manners in a city with none.



Tender Hooks

Tender Hooks Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9788184002119
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 256
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After freeing her darling son, Jonkers, from the clutches of his low class, slutty secretary, Aunty Pussy has charged Butterfly with finding him a new wife—a rich, fair, beautiful, old family type. Quickly. But who wants to marry poor, plain, die-vorced Jonkers? As Butterfly schemes her way through shaadis, GTs (oho baba, Get Togethers!), and kitty parties trying to find a suitable girl from the right bagground, she discovers to her dismay that her hapless cousin has his own ideas about his perfect mate. And secretly she may even agree! Full of wit and wickedness, Tender Hooks is another delightful romp through Pakistani high society from the bestselling author of The Diary of a Social Butterfly.



In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies Author Julia Alvarez
ISBN-10 9781616200992
Release 2010-01-12
Pages 344
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It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo’s dictatorship. It doesn’t have to. Everybody knows of Las Mariposas—“The Butterflies.” In this extraordinary novel, the voices of all four sisters—Minerva, Patria, María Teresa, and the survivor, Dedé—speak across the decades to tell their own stories, from hair ribbons and secret crushes to gunrunning and prison torture, and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Trujillo’s rule. Through the art and magic of Julia Alvarez’s imagination, the martyred Butterflies live again in this novel of courage and love, and the human cost of political oppression.



The Return of the Butterfly

The Return of the Butterfly Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9789351187349
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 240
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I tell you the halaats are so bad, so bad that don’t even ask. The Talibans sitting on top of our heads, bombs bursting left, right and centre, drones droning away, load-shedding a hundred hours a day, servants answering back, in-laws trying to upstage you, friends throwing you out of their kitties and on top of that elections ka tamasha. Janoo tau is coming closer and closer to a nervous brake out while Mummy is getting sterile dementia. As for Kulchoo, bhai, don’t even ask. But I’ve decided, come what may, I tau am not going to let anyone clamp my style. I’m going to live just as I like—watching my Turkish soaps, going to GTs and weddings, throwing kitty parties, telling everyone everything saaf-saaf and, of course, doing summers in London—voh tau must hai na. And I’m going to do it in my Jimmy Choo ki heels and my sleeveless designer shirts, and my streaked hair and my Prada ki sunglasses. This much I’m telling you all from now only. So tighten your seat belts, okay?



The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Author Sherman Alexie
ISBN-10 9781448188567
Release 2016-09-15
Pages 272
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An all-new edition of the tragicomic smash hit which stormed the New York Times bestseller charts, now featuring an introduction from Markus Zusak. In his first book for young adults, Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. This heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written tale, featuring poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, is based on the author's own experiences. It chronicles contemporary adolescence as seen through the eyes of one Native American boy. 'Excellent in every way' Neil Gaiman Illustrated in a contemporary cartoon style by Ellen Forney.



The Butterfly Cabinet

The Butterfly Cabinet Author Bernie McGill
ISBN-10 9781451611601
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 256
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Now in her nineties and living in a Northern Ireland nursing home, a former nanny reveals a decades-old secret about the death of a four-year-old girl whose mother was condemned by their community and who recorded the truth in her prison diaries.



Butterfly

Butterfly Author Sonya Hartnett
ISBN-10 9781459621190
Release 2011-05-24
Pages 240
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On the verge of her fourteenth birthday, Plum knows her life will change. But she has no idea how. Over the coming weeks, her beautiful neighbour Maureen will show her how she might fly. Her adored older brothers will court catastrophe in worlds that she barely knows exist. And her friends - her worst enemies - will tease and test, smelling weakness. They will try to lead her on and take her down. Who ever forgets what happens when you're fourteen? Prizes:?Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2010.



The Fall of Butterflies

The Fall of Butterflies Author Andrea Portes
ISBN-10 9780062313690
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 400
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We Were Liars meets Looking for Alaska in a uniquely funny and heartbreaking teen novel about a passionate-yet-doomed friendship set against a backdrop of wealth and glamour. Willa Parker, 646th and least-popular resident of What Cheer, Iowa, is headed east to start a new life. Did she choose this life? No, because that would be too easy—and nothing in Willa’s life is easy. It’s her famous genius mother’s idea to send her to ultra-expensive, ultra-exclusive Pembroke Prep, and Willa has no intention of fitting in. But when she meets peculiar, glittering Remy Taft, the richest, most mysterious girl on campus, she starts to see a foothold in this foreign world—a place where she could maybe, possibly, sort of fit in. When Willa looks at Remy, she sees a girl who has everything. But for Remy, having everything comes at a price. And as she spirals out of control, Willa can feel Remy spinning right out of her grasp. Andrea Portes, author of the hilarious, heartbreaking Anatomy of a Misfit, spins a similarly incandescent, heartfelt story that explores the meaning of friendship, new beginnings, and the precarious joy and devastating pain of finding home in a place—a person—with wings.



The End Of Innocence

The End Of Innocence Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9780141900605
Release 2007-06-07
Pages 368
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'Perched on the edge of a car seat, Rani and Laila hurtled towards a love story ...' Western Pakistan, the winter of 1971, and nine-year-old Laila has a secret. Ignored by the adults around her yet desperate to know their world, Laila takes comfort in being the confidant of teenager Rani - privy to details of the older girl's forbidden love affair. But when that affair bears unwelcome fruit, a floundering Rani leans on Laila for solace and support. Yet Laila - still a child - neither comprehends the danger nor is able to help; and thus unwittingly leads Rani towards catastrophe ...



Moon Tiger

Moon Tiger Author Penelope Lively
ISBN-10 9780802197375
Release 2007-12-01
Pages 224
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize Penelope Lively won Britain's prestigious Booker Prize for this deeply moving, elegantly structured novel. Elderly, uncompromising Claudia Hampton lies in a London hospital bed with memories of life fluttering through her fading consciousness. An author of popular history, Claudia proclaims she's carrying out her last project: a history of the world. This history turns out to be a mosaic of her life, her own story tangled with those of her brother, her lover and father of her daughter, and the center of her life, Tom, her one great love found and lost in war-torn Egypt. Always the independent woman, often with contentious relationships, Claudia's personal history is complex and fascinating. As people visit Claudia, they shake and twist the mosaic, changing speed, movement, and voice, to reveal themselves and Claudia's impact on their world.



The Butterfly Lion

The Butterfly Lion Author Michael Morpurgo
ISBN-10 9780007380626
Release 2011-11-24
Pages 128
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ILLUSTRATED BY CHRISTIAN BIRMINGHAM. A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion.



The Go between

The Go between Author L. P. Hartley
ISBN-10 9780141190730
Release 2015-05-08
Pages 336
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L.P. Hartley's moving exploration of a young boy's loss of innocence The Go-Between is edited with an introduction and notes by Douglas Brooks-Davies in Penguin Modern Classics. 'The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there' When one long, hot summer, young Leo is staying with a school-friend at Brandham Hall, he begins to act as a messenger between Ted, the farmer, and Marian, the beautiful young woman up at the hall. He becomes drawn deeper and deeper into their dangerous game of deceit and desire, until his role brings him to a shocking and premature revelation. The haunting story of a young boy's awakening into the secrets of the adult world, The Go-Between is also an unforgettable evocation of the boundaries of Edwardian society. Leslie Poles Hartley (1895-1972) was born in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, and educated at Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford. For more than thirty years from 1923 he was an indefatigable fiction reviewer for periodicals including the Spectator and Saturday Review. His first book, Night Fears (1924) was a collection of short stories; but it was not until the publication of Eustace and Hilda (1947), which won the James Tait Black prize, that Hartley gained widespread recognition as an author. His other novels include The Go-Between (1953), which was adapted into an internationally-successful film starring Julie Christie and Alan Bates, and The Hireling (1957), the film version of which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. If you enjoyed The Go-Between, you might like Barry Hines's A Kestrel for a Knave, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Magical and disturbing' Independent 'On a first reading, it is a beautifully wrought description of a small boy's loss of innocence long ago. But, visited a second time, the knowledge of approaching, unavoidable tragedy makes it far more poignant and painful' Express



Diary of a Provincial Lady

Diary of a Provincial Lady Author E. M. Delafield
ISBN-10 9781509845170
Release 2016-09-08
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E. M. Delafield's largely autobiographical novel takes the form of a journal written by an upper-middle-class lady living in a Devonshire village. Written with humour, this charming novel is full of the peculiarities of daily life. The Provincial Lady of the title attempts to avoid disaster and prevent chaos from descending upon her household. But with a husband reluctant to do anything but doze behind The Times, mischievous children and trying servants, it's a challenge keeping up appearances on an inadequate income, particularly in front of the infuriating and haughty Lady Boxe. As witty and delightful today as when it was first published in 1930, Diary of a Provincial Lady is a brilliantly observed comic novel and an acknowledged classic. This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an introduction by author and journalist Christina Hardyment. Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift-editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.



Diddi

Diddi Author Ira Pande
ISBN-10 0143033468
Release 2005
Pages 216
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Perhaps because we called our mother Diddi, elder sister, our relationship with her was always somewhat ambivalent. More than a mother she was for us a difficult sibling, an eccentric, much older sister who belonged to a different generation. Attempting to unravel the enigma that was her mother, Ira Pande trawls through her writings to recall the life and times of a mother who was also a household name as Shivani, novelist, storyteller and columnist. In the process she discovers a rich and colourful cast ranging from family retainers, grandmothers and aunts to neighbours, friends and fictional characters. Built around the deep ties between mothers and daughters, Diddi salutes the often decadent but highly literate members of a family that produced both eccentrics and brilliant writers. Deftly dovetailing fiction and memoir, with brilliant translations of Shivani s own stories taking the narrative forward in several places, the book is also a record of what happened to the proud Brahmin families of Kumaon when the old feudal order vanished and joint families broke up into nuclear units. A fascinating experiment in the genre of the biography-novel, Diddi blurs the boundaries between history and fiction to create an intensely personal work that has universal resonance.