Stella Gibbons Ê 7 charactersD in uestion is settled appropriately but the read was a trudge like that long hike ou had to take
as part of the summer camp ou didn t want to gopart of the summer camp ou didn t want to go I really need to let that persona go So 2 stars from me but please that s probably my fault Another delightful satire from Kaye Gibbons this time set in ueen Victoria s fawnciest of fawncy regiments Internecine war shakes the foundations of this hothouse society when the officers try to take away their servants pleasure grounds for a drill parade Fig Starkadder males a cameo appearanc. Nd Amidst the rows and rumbles and remarkable punishments is a "mocking and piuant observation of factious all male "and piuant observation of factious all male Uirky little story first published in 1943 set in Victorian times includes appearances by ueen Victoria I m not a military girl from any country I don t keep track of ranks and who s over who and badges and guns and all that I should have known this book was headed that way when the dedication is to a specific group of English military men and members thereofMs Gibbons whose humor amused me in her book Cold "Comfort Farm Wrote This One And From Time To Time "Farm wrote this one and from time to time was able to pick the joke or mocking bit out of the pile
Of Words On Thewords on the The Club in central London holds the uarters of ueen Victoria's finest regiment the First Bloods Inside the mighty building. Ge But mostly I just didn t get it I was seduced by the old hardback copy that ended out in my hands and was sure it would be a gas I didn t get it So many characters fighting over a plot of land and ladies hands designated by
obscure nicknames and their real names filtered by social standing who knew that I always sort that bynicknames and their real names filtered by social standing who knew that I always sort that by uniforms take that bit away now I know There s a group of people for whom this book will bring buckets of chortles I got the end where most every seeking Romeo finds #his Juliet or vice versa and the lan. With its two #Juliet or vice versa and the lan. With its two glass towers the First Bloods and their regimental servants tussle over a portion of recreational grou.