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The Wedding group (original 1968; edition 1985)
by Elizabeth Taylor, Elizabeth Jane Howard (Introduction)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0860685519, Hardcover)Cressy has grown up in a world of women, presided over by her eccentric, artistic grandfather - Harry Bretton. Rebelling against the wholesome, organic values of her home life, Cressy decides to leave home in search of more ephemeral pleasures. Taking a job in an antiques shop, she meets David, a self-satisfied journalist, also looking for means of flying the family nest. But as Cressy cannot fend for herself and David is securely tied to his mother's apron strings, this act of escape for both of them proves a powerful form of bondage.
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Cressy has grown up in an artistic community, presided over by her eccentric grandfather who bears more than a passing resemblance to Augustus John. Rebelling against this existence she leaves home, taking a job in an antique shop. Here she meets David, a self-satisfied journalist, and they marry. But as Cressy cannot fend for herself and David is securely tied to his mother's apron strings, this act of escape for both of them proves a powerful form of bondage.
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