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The entire first edition of 5,000 copies sold out before publication day. Later the Reprint Society proposed an edition of 15,000 copies that might bring in £800 for FT . She was beginning to feel...
This novel also was written at Pollards in Buckinghamshire. RG consulted the Chairman and Clerk of London's Metropolitan Juvenile Courts , a police inspector of Bow Street , the Governors and Secretary of the...
It was adapted for the stage in 1964, and televised in 1992. It was reprinted in one volume with The Girls of Slender Means for the Reprint Society , London, 1965.
Spark, Muriel. Curriculum Vitae: Autobiography. Constable, 1992.
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Though she has had no academic attention until very recently, EHY appealed to a wide readership. Her works remained steadily in print during her lifetime. Writers of blurbs for her covers included E. M. Delafield
Its success was instant, and it made EH 's name. A Book Society choice in 1959, it became a World Book choice the next year, when the Reprint Society took 78,000 copies. The initial hardback...
For a first publication, this garnered much positive comment. While The Guardian, Sir John Betjeman in the Daily Telegraph, and Angus Wilson in the Observer were comparatively unappreciative, Kingsley Amis in The Spectator...
The Reprint Society was founded by the publishers William Collins , Macmillan , Heinemann , and Hodder and Stoughton .