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Virago Modern Classic Book Club - In A Summer Season

Virago Modern Classic Book Club: In A Summer Season

Introducing the Virago Modern Classic Book Club August pick: In A Summer Season by Elizabeth Taylor. A love story for the ages, this August we are reading Elizabeth Taylor’s In A Summer Season. Will you be reading along? “You taste of rain,” he said, kissing her. “People say I married her for her money,” he thought contentedly,…

mrs palfrey at the claremont virago modern classic new cover

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont – a Virago Modern Classic

Next month we reissue Elizabeth Taylor’s Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont to celebrate the book’s 45th Anniversary, with a new cover inspired by the original publication in 1971. In this tale of age and friendship, the recently widowed Mrs Palfrey arrives at the Claremont Hotel where she will spend her remaining days. Her fellow residents are magnificently eccentric…