By Sylvia Townsend Warner
This, arguably Sylvia Townsend Warner's such a lot luminous number of tales, used to be first released in 1966 and contains 'A Love Match', hailed by way of the Los Angeles Times as 'a very best instance of her technique.' it's the story of Celia and Justin Tizard, sister and war-scarred brother, whose unusual closeness turns into the controversy of a small English village.
'Sylvia Townsend Warner was once probably the most gifted and well-respected British authors of the 20 th century. at the present time she is shamefully under-read. Her brief tales were rather missed - and but, clever, lyrical, fantastically crafted, they represent a few of the best possible of her paintings. it really is outstanding to work out such a lot of of them being made on hand back through Faber Finds.' Sarah Waters
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