A Far Cry From Kensington
Written by Muriel Spark / Introduction by William Boyd
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About the Book
After young publishing assistant and war widow Mrs Hawkins crosses swords with writer Hector Bartlett the repercussions are swift. Set in postwar
literary London, A Far Cry from Kensington is a mischievous and stylish tale of the cost of telling the truth.
This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions between November 2017 and September 2018.
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