By Sylvia Townsend Warner
This, arguably Sylvia Townsend Warner's so much luminous number of tales, was once first released in 1966 and comprises 'A Love Match', hailed by means of the Los Angeles Times as 'a perfect instance of her technique.' it's the story of Celia and Justin Tizard, sister and war-scarred brother, whose unusual closeness turns into the debate of a small English village.
'Sylvia Townsend Warner was once the most gifted and well-respected British authors of the 20th century. this present day she is shamefully under-read. Her brief tales were fairly ignored - and but, clever, lyrical, fantastically crafted, they represent a number of the absolute best of her paintings. it really is fantastic to work out such a lot of of them being made to be had back by means of Faber Finds.' Sarah Waters
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