By Barbara Pym
Wilmet Forsyth is definitely dressed, good sorted, certainly husbanded, stable taking a look and reasonably younger - yet very bored. Her husband Rodney, a good-looking military significant, is a bit of balder and fatter than he as soon as was once. Wilmet wish to imagine she has replaced particularly less.Her curiosity wanders to the within sight Anglo-catholic church, the place eventually she will be able to overlook her cozy loved ones within the extra serious-minded corporation of 3 single monks, and, in fact, Piers Longridge, a guy of an unfathomably diverse personality altogether.
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