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With Malice Toward Some (edition 1938)

by Margaret Halsey

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Title:With Malice Toward Some
Authors:Margaret Halsey
Info:Simon and Schuster (1938), Hardcover, 278 pages
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With Malice Toward Some by Margaret Halsey

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This 1938 book won Halsey, who died in 1997, one of the early National Book Awards. It's a delightfully acid account of her impressions during a brief period she and her husband spent in England, written in the form of a diary, although its was apparently cobbled together from her letters to friends and family back home in NYC. Halsey has often been compared to Dorothy Parker, and certain shares her arch wit. A smart woman in the 'fast-talking dames' model, this book is a crisp, often hilarious, look at a (regretfully) long-gone era. ( )
  Laurenbdavis | Feb 13, 2013 |
The diary of a year in England, in the 1930's, by an American woman who accompanied her professor husband on his year abroad. Her descriptions of British American culture clashes are extremely funny and mostly affectionate. I haven't read it in a while, so I hope it has stood the test of time...just checked on Amazon and there are several excellent reviews. You can purchase a used copy cheaply and I would highly recommend you do so! ( )
  DowntownLibrarian | Dec 28, 2012 |
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