2.04.2018

finished reading

A light study of manners in a proper British town. I'm not sure my book group will have much to talk about. There's not much action and the characters are prim and adhere to proper behavior. It's amusing.

From the publisher:
Fifty-something sisters Harriet and Belinda Bede live a comfortable, settled existence. Belinda, the quieter of the pair, has for years been secretly in love with the town's pompous (and married) archdeacon, whose odd sermons leave members of his flock in muddled confusion. Harriet, meanwhile, a bubbly extrovert, fends off proposal after proposal of marriage. The arrival of Mr. Mold and Bishop Grote disturb the peace of the village and leave the sisters wondering if they'll ever return to the order of their daily routines.

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