A Glass of Blessings

glassofblesA Glass of Blessings
by Barbara Pym (England)
1958 / 246 pages
Rating:  8 /classic

I discovered Barbara Pym several years ago but have not even nearly got all of her books read.    Pym was very popular in the 1950s and ’60s but somehow she went out of style at some point until the mid 1970s during which time  publishers wanted more “stylish” material.    Then in the 1990s she was re-discovered when a column highlighting her as one of the most under-rated authors of the 20th century appeared in the London Times Literary Supplement.  The publishers then started accepting her work again.  In addition to A Glass of Blessings,  I’ve read Excellent Women (1952) and  Quartet in Autumn (1977).  >>>>MORE>>>> 

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