Pomp and Circumstance

First released in 1960, Pomp and Circumstance, Coward's merely novel, used to be greeted with huge severe acclaim. 'A South Sea Bubble of a e-book it's, with a Royal stopover at anticipated at the Island of Samolo, and the narrator, a mom of 3, facing every little thing from chicken-pox to the amours of a vacationing Duchess' (Daily Telegraph); 'If there's wherever on the earth the place the previous Coward international nonetheless credibly lingers on, it truly is most likely a pretty peaceable tropical colony governed over by means of a British Governor normal . . . Coward's lengthy forged record may have walked out of 1 of his higher comedies' (Evening Standard); 'It is all stable, near-clean enjoyable, magnificently readable' (Sunday Times).

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