By Sylvia Townsend Warner
This, arguably Sylvia Townsend Warner's such a lot luminous choice of tales, was once first released in 1966 and contains 'A Love Match', hailed by way of the Los Angeles Times as 'a superb instance of her technique.' it's the story of Celia and Justin Tizard, sister and war-scarred brother, whose unusual closeness turns into the controversy of a small English village.
'Sylvia Townsend Warner used to be some of the most gifted and well-respected British authors of the 20 th century. this day she is shamefully under-read. Her brief tales were really missed - and but, clever, lyrical, superbly crafted, they represent a number of the absolute best of her paintings. it truly is superb to determine such a lot of of them being made on hand back via Faber Finds.' Sarah Waters
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