10 Delightful Barbara Pym Books

Often compared to Jane Austen, the 20th-century English novelist challenged societal norms with witty social comedies.

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1950

Some Tame Gazelle

Some Tame Gazelle

By Barbara Pym

1952

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Excellent Women

By Barbara Pym

1953

Jane and Prudence

Jane and Prudence

By Barbara Pym

1955

Less Than Angels

Less Than Angels

By Barbara Pym

1958

A Glass of Blessings

A Glass of Blessings

By Barbara Pym

1961

No Fond Return of Love

No Fond Return of Love

By Barbara Pym

1977

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Quartet in Autumn

By Barbara Pym

1978

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The Sweet Dove Died

By Barbara Pym

1982

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An Unsuitable Attachment

By Barbara Pym

1986

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An Academic Question

By Barbara Pym