Less Than Angels Paperback / softback
by Barbara Pym
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
Less Than Angels follows the loves, works and hopes of a group of young anthropologists.
Catherine Oliphant is a writer and lives with handsome anthropologist Tom Mallow.
Their relationship runs into trouble when he begins a romance with student Deirdre Swann, so Catherine turns her attention to the reclusive anthropologist Alaric Lydgate, who has a fondness for wearing African masks.
Added to this love triangle are the activities of Deirdre's fellow students and their attempts to win the competition for a research grant.
The course of true love or academia never did run smooth.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/04/2010
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844085811
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