Diary of a Provincial Lady (Paperback)

By E. M. Delafield, Arthur Watts (Illustrator)

Chicago Review Press, 9780897330534, 388pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2005



When "Diary of a Provincial Lady" was first publlished in 1933, critics on both sides of hte Atlantic greeted it with enthusiasm.....This charming, delightful and extremely funny book was named by booksellers in England the o.p. novel most deserving of republication.

About the Author

E. M. Delafield was the "nom de plume" of Edmee Elizabeth Monica de la Pasture Dashwood (1890-1943), who produced more than forty volumes of fiction, plays, and essays over twenty-six years in the 1920s and '30s. However, her Provincial Lady series, first published for the weekly magazine "Time and Tide, "has proven to be her most celebrated work.