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So good we can hardly speak - Observer

Utterly fabulous. You will love this book - Miranda Hart

A delight of Nancy Mitford-esque trials and tribulations - Vogue

If you like your green tea loose and your thank-you notes from Smythson, you'll love this modern vintage classic ***** - Heat

Endlessly brilliant. Am irrevocably in love with all the characters - Katherine Rundell

A blissful read - Scotsman

If Jane Austen were still around, she'd be writing books like this. Rice serves up a slice of vintage lit so yummy, you'll want to eat it all in one go - Cosmopolitan

Elegantly and intelligently written - Elle

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Miranda Hart contributes a fabulous foreword to this beautiful new edition of the beloved bestseller, published to celebrate its ten year anniversary. Hailed a 'modern vintage classic', The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets was a Richard and Judy Book Club Choice.

This special edition also includes a brand new exclusive short story from Eva Rice, The Moth Trap, which offers a glimpse into the cocktail party where Penelope's parents, Archie and Talitha, first met.

Set in the 1950s, in an England still recovering from the Second World War, this is the enchanting story of Penelope Wallace and her eccentric family at the start of the rock'n'roll era.

Penelope longs to be grown-up and to fall in love, but various rather inconvenient things keep getting in her way. Like her mother, a stunning but petulant beauty widowed at a tragically early age, her younger brother Inigo, currently incapable of concentrating on anything that isn't Elvis Presley, a vast but crumbling ancestral home, a severe shortage of cash, and her best friend Charlotte's sardonic cousin Harry...


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2884 KB
  • Print Length: 450 pages
  • Publisher: Headline; New Ed edition (6 December 2012)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AFX2QQS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Customer Reviews: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #211,332 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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