Dear Ivy, I guess I will never be completely at ease at being cast among those whom Barbara Pym would describe as ‘the sort of people who…… Read more “How good we all are at talking without ever saying what we think”
Ivy, dear, I don’t quite know yet what to think about your writing style. Two Worlds and Their Ways was the first of your books that I…… Read more ““It would be so awkward to come closer””
Ivy Compton-Burnett (5 June 1884 – 27 August 1969) was an English novelist. She was born in Pinner, Middlesex, as the seventh of twelve children. Her father, James Compton-Burnett, was an… Read more "Ivy Compton-Burnett"