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Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont
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Contributors:
Hofmann, Michael, 1957 August 25- writer of introduction.
Published:
New York : New York Review Books, 2021.
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xiv, 193 pages ; 21 cm.
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5 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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"On a rainy Sunday afternoon in January the recently widowed Mrs. Palfrey moves to the Claremont Hotel in South Kensington. "If it's not nice, I needn't stay," she promises herself, as she settles into this haven for the genteel and the decayed. "Three elderly widows and one old man who seemed to dislike female company and seldom got any other kind" serve for her fellow residents, and there is the staff, too, and they are one and all lonely. What is Mrs. Palfrey to do with herself now that she has all the time in the world? Go for a walk. Go to the museum. Go to the end of the block. Well, she does have her grandson who works at the British Museum, and he is sure to visit any day. Mrs Palfrey prides herself on having always known "the right thing to do," but in this new situation she discovers that resource is much reduced. Before she knows it, in fact, she tries something else. Elizabeth Taylor's final and most popular novel is as unsparing as it is, ultimately, heartbreaking"--

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"On a rainy Sunday afternoon in January the recently widowed Mrs. Palfrey moves to the Claremont Hotel in South Kensington. "If it's not nice, I needn't stay," she promises herself, as she settles into this haven for the genteel and the decayed. "Three elderly widows and one old man who seemed to dislike female company and seldom got any other kind" serve for her fellow residents, and there is the staff, too, and they are one and all lonely. What is Mrs. Palfrey to do with herself now that she has all the time in the world? Go for a walk. Go to the museum. Go to the end of the block. Well, she does have her grandson who works at the British Museum, and he is sure to visit any day. Mrs Palfrey prides herself on having always known "the right thing to do," but in this new situation she discovers that resource is much reduced. Before she knows it, in fact, she tries something else. Elizabeth Taylor's final and most popular novel is as unsparing as it is, ultimately, heartbreaking"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, E., & Hofmann, M. (2021). Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont. New York: New York Review Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Elizabeth, 1912-1975 and Michael Hofmann. 2021. Mrs Palfrey At the Claremont. New York: New York Review Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Elizabeth, 1912-1975 and Michael Hofmann, Mrs Palfrey At the Claremont. New York: New York Review Books, 2021.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Elizabeth, and Michael Hofmann. Mrs Palfrey At the Claremont. New York: New York Review Books, 2021. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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