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Excellent Women Hardcover – 1 Dec 2008

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ISBN-13: 978-1844085262 ISBN-10: 1844085260 Edition: 1st

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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Virago; 1 edition (1 December 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844085260
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844085262
  • Product Dimensions: 20.1 x 2.6 x 13.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 358 g
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'One of the finest examples of high comedy' Lord David Cecil 'I don't think I've ever before recommended a novel as one that everybody will enjoy and yet - even with a certain assurance - I'm prepared to vouch for EXCELLENT WOMEN' Marghanita Laski, OBSERVER 'I pick up her books with joy, as though I were meeting an old, dear friend who comforts me, extends my vision and makes me roar with laughter' Jilly Cooper

One of the finest examples of high comedy - Lord David Cecil

I don't think I've ever before recommended a novel as one that everybody will enjoy and yet - even with a certain assurance - I'm prepared to vouch for EXCELLENT WOMEN - Marghanita Laski, OBSERVER

I pick up her books with joy, as though I were meeting an old, dear friend who comforts me, extends my vision and makes me roar with laughter - Jilly Cooper

One of the finest examples of high comedy - Lord David Cecil

I don't think I've ever before recommended a novel as one that everybody will enjoy and yet - even with a certain assurance - I'm prepared to vouch for EXCELLENT WOMEN - Marghanita Laski, OBSERVER

I pick up her books with joy, as though I were meeting an old, dear friend who comforts me, extends my vision and makes me roar with laughter - Jilly Cooper

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'One of the finest examples of high comedy' Lord David Cecil 'I don't think I've ever before recommended a novel as one that everybody will enjoy and yet - even with a certain assurance - I'm prepared to vouch for EXCELLENT WOMEN' Marghanita Laski, OBSERVER 'I pick up her books with joy, as though I were meeting an old, dear friend who comforts me, extends my vision and makes me roar with laughter' Jilly Cooper

One of the finest examples of high comedy - Lord David Cecil

I don't think I've ever before recommended a novel as one that everybody will enjoy and yet - even with a certain assurance - I'm prepared to vouch for EXCELLENT WOMEN - Marghanita Laski, OBSERVER

I pick up her books with joy, as though I were meeting an old, dear friend who comforts me, extends my vision and makes me roar with laughter - Jilly Cooper

One of the finest examples of high comedy - Lord David Cecil

I don't think I've ever before recommended a novel as one that everybody will enjoy and yet - even with a certain assurance - I'm prepared to vouch for EXCELLENT WOMEN - Marghanita Laski, OBSERVER

I pick up her books with joy, as though I were meeting an old, dear friend who comforts me, extends my vision and makes me roar with laughter - Jilly Cooper

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