Unlimited [Humor and Comedy Book] ✓ Dangerous Ages - by Rose Macaulay ¹


  • Title: Dangerous Ages
  • Author: Rose Macaulay
  • ISBN: 9780881842265
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Paperback

  • Nan is a young novelist who has a large family Her grandmother lives with her widowed mother a woman who doesn t know what to do with herself now that her children are grown Her sister, Neville, is similarly in the same predicament her children having grown and are attending University , except that her husband is too busy pursuing his career to pay any attention to hNan is a young novelist who has a large family Her grandmother lives with her widowed mother a woman who doesn t know what to do with herself now that her children are grown Her sister, Neville, is similarly in the same predicament her children having grown and are attending University , except that her husband is too busy pursuing his career to pay any attention to her She returns to college to spend her copious spare time, only to discover that her brain was not as brilliant as it was in her earlier years.So Nan, having to deal with all her family members, decides that she is ready for commitment The only problem is, she s waited too long Her boyfriend has fallen in love with Neville s daughter, her own niece And now she must put her life back together in the midst of all the chaos that surrounds her.Rose Macaulay was an English novelist who published than thirty five novels Her works are best known for dealing with women s social stature and problems Her most noted and final work, The Towers of Trebizod, is considered her masterpiece.
    Rose Macaulay
    Emilie Rose Macaulay, whom Elizabeth Bowen called one of the few writers of whom it may be said, she adorns our century, was born at Rugby, where her father was an assistant master Descended on both sides from a long line of clerical ancestors, she felt Anglicanism was in her blood Much of her childhood was spent in Varazze, near Genoa, and memories of Italy fill the early novels The family returned to England in 1894 and settled in Oxford She read history at Somerville, and on coming down lived with her family first in Wales, then near Cambridge, where her father had been appointed a lecturer in English There she began a writing career which was to span fifty years with the publication of her first novel, Abbots Verney, in 1906 When her sixth novel, The Lee Shore 1912 , won a literary prize, a gift from her uncle allowed her to rent a tiny flat in London, and she plunged happily into London literary life.From BookRags bookrags biography ros


    Commentaires:

    Pascale
    What is NYRB Classics waiting for to reissue this book? I was lucky to find a battered copy in Montclair, NJ.The story follows the fortunes of various female members of the Hilary family at the outset of the 1920s. The doyenne, Grandmamma, is a wise old owl, well-loved by everyone. In her 80s, she still takes some interest in things, but is mostly happy to await death. Her daughter, who is in her 60s, isn't so lucky, as she is too vain and stupid to enjoy anything. Her children, who have long se [...]

    Roberta
    Mi ha colpito meno di Crewe Train, ma ho apprezzato comunque. Tre generazioni di donne si confrontano all'interno di una stessa famiglia: ognuna di queste donne ha nell'arco della narrazione una crisi di qualche tipo, oggetto di approfondita indagine psicologica da parte dell'autrice. Le età pericolose del titolo a quanto pare sono tutte, per le donne, tranne forse gli ottant'anni della quarta generazione presente nel romanzo, ovvero la nonna, che sembra vivere finalmente in pace. Il romanzo af [...]

    Patrisia Sheremeta
    So many great books are spoiled by a bad ending. I was engrossed and delighted and then it was suddenly over. It's like the author got sick of telling the story and just wanted it over. I believe if I were a novelist I would have this flaw.

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