Published March 1990
by Carroll & Graf Publishers .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||223|
If you enjoy true wit as dry and sparkling as good champagne, Don't Tell Alfred is the book for you. Sky, insightful and truly entertaining, make sure you have a full afternoon because it is a book that is impossible to not to enjoy, and want to keep reading from cover to cover/5(79). The great, heartening feature of Don’t Tell Alfred is that it is incomplete. So many problems are left unresolved, so many characters have been left in the air, that one may confidently look for a sequel. Has the book, then, any unifying quality? Yes, it is a socialist tract, the most explicit that Miss Mitford has yet offered us. Don't Tell Alfred catches up with some of the characters from The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, Nancy Mitford's two masterpieces. Once again Fanny Logan is the narrator, but this time the action is set in Paris, where Fanny's husband has been appointed the British Ambassador/5(5). Don't Tell Alfred would not translate to the screen, the story line where all Fanny's sons go off the rails would be unintelligible. Any additional comments? Reading, or listening to, Don't Tell Alfred made me think about how people must feel when, having seen The Rolling Stones in their prime, they buy tickets to seem them in
Nancy Mitford, daughter of Lord and Lady Redesdale and the eldest of the six legendary Mitford sisters, was born in and educated at home on the family estate in made her debut in London and soon became one of the bright young things of the s, a close friend of Henry Green, Evelyn Waugh, John Betjeman, and their circle/5(4). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Download Dont Tell Alfred in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Dont Tell Alfred Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. About Don’t Tell Alfred In this delightful comedy, Fanny—the quietly observant narrator of Nancy Mitford’s two most famous novels—finally takes center stage. Fanny Wincham—last seen as a young woman in The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate —has lived contentedly for years as housewife to an absent-minded Oxford don, Alfred.
Editions for Don't Tell Alfred: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in 20 Cited by: 1. Get this from a library! Don't tell Alfred. [Nancy Mitford] -- Fanny is content with her role as a housewife, married to Oxford Don, Alfred. Her life changes overnight when Alfred is appointed Ambassador to Paris. Suddenly she is mixing with Royalty, Rothschilds. Don't Tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Don't Tell Alfred is the wickedly funny sequel to Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate. 'I believe it would have been normal for me to have paid a visit to the outgoing ambassadress. However the said ambassadress had set up such an uninhibited wail when she knew she was to leave, proclaiming her misery to all and sundry and refusing Reviews: