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middle age of Mrs. Eliot

Angus Wilson

middle age of Mrs. Eliot

a novel.

by Angus Wilson

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Published by [Meridian Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle-aged women -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    SeriesMeridian fiction,, MF6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.W68895 Mi3, PR6045.I577 Mi3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination439 p.
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5794938M
    LC Control Number60006746
    OCLC/WorldCa847035

    Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, Angus, Middle age of Mrs. Eliot. New York [Meridian Books, , ©]. The middle age of Mrs. Eliot.. [Angus Wilson] -- Plunged into poverty by the accidental death of her husband, Meg Eliot tries to rebuild her life. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

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    My book was eagerly awaited and arrived very promptly. It was a collectible item being an original copy of Angus Wilson's, 'The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot.' This was something I had not come across previously nor had I read anything else of Angus Wilson's/5. London: Secker & Warburg, 8vo. First edition. Original brown cloth, gilt. Jacket designed by Michael Ayrton. D/w tanned on spine. Fine in near fine dust-wrapper. Item # A much better jacket than is usually the case with this underrated novel.


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It inverts the central idea that most literary plots are based on, by taking as its central characters two people in their early forties - Meg Eliot and her brother David - who are in happy, loving relationships at the start of the book but are both confronted with the challenge of having to find a way to live without their partners/5(5).

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I purchased The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot for a dear friend in the UK to read on his Birthday week in Dorset. He was amazed how quickly it came days in time to travel with him. Angus Wilson is a very special novelist and his novel about a woman starting over and rebuilding her life just when she felt secure and settled/5(8).

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Eliot deals with the difficult adjustment of a popular, elegant English society woman to the loss of a beloved husband and to the subsequent loss of home, income, friends.

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Meg Eliot is the well-to-do wife of a well-to-do lawyer.The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot (Penguin #) Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st Penguin reprint of #, Paperback, pagesCited by: 6.Mrs. Eliot is happily entering into middle age, when her husband, her support, is killed and she is forced to redefine her life.

An early book that I would classify, like The Group, as women's fiction, but, also like The Group, it is more that that.4/5.