Nancy Mitford


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English writer of comic novels (1904-1973)

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The book that's received the highest score so far is The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford - it's an absolute romp.
John Saumarez Smith, editor The Bookshop at 10 Curzon Street: Letters between Nancy Mitford and Heywood Hill, 1952-73.
Aubrey Beardsley, Oscar Wilde, and Nancy Mitford rank high on his list of influences, although Morrissey is up there too.
A whopping biography of the contradictory and courageous Nancy Mitford.
Are Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Molly Keane, Nancy Mitford, Djuna Barnes, Edna St.
different, this is an engaging two-part drama based on the famous Nancy Mitford novel.
In one particularly important letter to his friend and fellow author, Nancy Mitford, Waugh put the matter directly: "It is not true that any Catholic thinks the poor go to a servants' hail in heaven.
The book is nicely illustrated - there's a pretty photo of Nancy Mitford, for example, and one of Pirandello typing with one finger - and beautifully designed.
Biographers include Lisa Hilton, whose The Horror of Love charts the doomed post-war love affair between novelist Nancy Mitford and French politician Gaston Palwski.
Earlier this year, she flexed her theatrical muscle again, in the play Dearest Nancy, Darling Evelyn, a dramatisation of correspondence between Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh.
In a letter to social commentator Nancy Mitford, the author Evelyn Waugh mentions a mutual friend who uses the expression "rather milk in first" to express condemnation of those lower down the social scale.
Having discovered a travelling library on its weekly visit to Buckingham Palace, the Queen moves rapidly from very little reading through Nancy Mitford to the great writers of the English language, making notes as she goes.
Nancy Mitford once remarked it was a miracle so many medieval buildings survived the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century disdain for them in France.
Our American cousins are encouraged to say serviette, even though this was damned as social suicide by Nancy Mitford in the 1950s, with napkin being the only acceptable word.