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The Pursuit of Love
Author: Nancy Mitford

ISBN: 9780241974681
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1 February 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 1.5
Introduced by Zoe Heller

'Obsessed with sex!' said Jassy, 'there's nobody so obsessed as you, Linda. Why if I so much as look at a picture you say I'm a pygmalionist.'
In the end we got far more information out of a book called Ducks and Duck Breeding.
'Ducks can only copulate,' said Linda, after studying this for a while, 'in running water. Good luck to them.'

Oh, the tedium of waiting to grow up! Longing for love, obsessed with weddings and sex, Linda and her sisters and cousin Fanny are on the look out for the perfect lover.

But finding Mr Right is much harder than any of the sisters had thought. Linda must suffer marriage first to a stuffy Tory MP and then to a handsome and humourless communist, before finding real love in war-torn Paris . . .

The Pursuit of Love is one of the funniest and sharpest novels about love and growing up ever written.

About the Author

Nancy Mitford (1904-1973) was born in London, the eldest child of the second Baron Redesdale. She had written four novels, including

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