The Pursuit of Love; Love in a Cold Climate
  • Release Date : 01 March 2022
  • Publisher : Everyman's Library
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 488 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0593321278
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Download or read book entitled The Pursuit of Love; Love in a Cold Climate by author: Nancy Mitford which was release on 01 March 2022 and published by Everyman's Library with total page 488 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A hardcover omnibus of the comic masterpieces that made Nancy Mitford famous: madcap tales of growing up among the privileged and eccentric in England and finding love in all the wrong places. Nancy Mitford modeled the characters in her two best-known novels on her own famously unconventional family. We are introduced to the Radletts through the eyes of their cousin Fanny, visiting their Gloucestershire estate. Uncle Matthew is the blustering patriarch, known to hunt his children when foxes are scarce; Aunt Sadie is the vague but doting mother; and the seven Radlett children are recklessly eager to grow up. The Pursuit of Love follows the travails of Linda, the most beautiful and wayward Radlett daughter, who falls first for a stuffy Tory politician, then an ardent communist, and finally a French duke named Fabrice. Love in a Cold Climate focuses on Polly Hampton, long groomed for the perfect marriage by her fearsome mother, Lady Montdore, but secretly determined to find her own path. Together these hilarious novels vividly evoke the lost glamour of aristocratic life in England between the wars.