The title comes from the opening line of Margery Sharp’s late in life book, The Sun in Scorpio. Today, in terms of good literary news, it could be said that ‘everything sparkled’. Today is the day that Open Road Media is releasing ten of Margery Sharp’s books in ebook format!
Just a reminder, Margery Sharp fans, that TEN, yes ten!– of her books will be released via Open Road Media Publishing in ebook form. The date? April 12, 2016! The featured book today is Cluny Brown. I just re-read it, from a preview copy of the eBook, and I really enjoyed the type style and…
How did Leonard Purday—painfully shy, and overly mothered—manage to find himself in a compromising situation in a young woman’s hotel bedroom in 1937?
‘It was a door Ruskin could have devoted a whole chapter to.’ It’s difficult to write a review for a book that: a.) is from a favorite and respected author, but far from her best work b.) is disliked by almost everyone who has read it In Pious Memory is just such a novel. It…
The Faithful Servants is very much a book for the present, if you enjoy serialized dramas of the British class divide such as Upstairs Downstairs, or Downton Abbey. The novel presents another journey—a zesty one la Margery—through the ravages of war and social change, from the Edwardian era to the end of the second World War.
Louisa Datchett is a flaming redhead, dynamic, warm-hearted, impulsive; a bit nutty but decidedly likable. The story unfolds as a hilarious romp through the romantic misadventures of this matrimonially determined young woman.
“The Foolish Gentlewoman has a moral. I meant it to show that the right thing to do is always the thing that is not only right, but nearest to your hand.” — Margery Sharp