2 thoughts on “E M Delafield’s The Diary of a Provincial Lady

  1. Beautiful précis of one of my favourite books of all time. I remember that I read it first as a young teenager and was impressed by it straight off the bat, I also remember much later in life skimming Bridget Jones’s Diary and being mightily depressed over the massive regression in terms of feminism – where the Provincial Lady slowly but surely moved towards independence despite being restrained by family and convention forty years on Bridget is bound only by obsessing about calories,units and marrying the boss, however I digress (and I must dash) – thanks again for this thoughtful piece.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.