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Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate the Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate the Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate the Pursuit o | Nancy Mitford
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Mitford's most famous novels, "The Pursuit of Love" and "Love in a Cold Climate, " satirize British aristocracy in the '20s and '30s through the amorous adventures of the Radletts, an exuberantly unconventional family closely modeled on Mitford's own.
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Finished this book of two novels last night and am absolutely now a Nancy Mitford fan. Described as ‘delicious, utterly wicked and compulsively delightful exposés‘ on the back cover - I agree, but there‘s more than that. Laughed out loud so much, and was also wistful. Lovely!

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I have been meaning to read this forever because I love anything Mitford and because of the amazing cover. Should I move it up on my TBR list? #heylove #septemberdanes

Aimeesue YES. For Uncle Matthew and his "Sewers!" and Cedrick, if for nothing else. ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
Melissa_J I enjoyed both books, although I thought the second was the better of the two. (edited) 1y
quietjenn Yes, totally! 1y
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Kaye Very good stories ! 1y
emilyhaldi This has been on my list foreveerrrrrr 1y
Reviewsbylola Yessssssss! Read it now! 1y
LeahBergen YESSSSSS! I just finished both of them! 💕💕💕💕 1y
Pamwurtzler Yes! I read that years ago and have been thinking of a re-read. 1y
Mdargusch We can do a buddy read @emilyhaldi 🤣 1y
Kalalalatja I really want to read Mitford, but after seeing @emilyhaldi ‘s beautiful editions from Vintage, I only want to read those editions 😄😄 1y
minkyb I‘m with you @Kalalalatja ! 1y
CarolynM Yes, move it straight to the top! 1y
Mdargusch With so much enthusiasm, I‘m really excited to read it @CarolynM ! 1y
Amabear Lovely cover! 1y
emilyhaldi They would make a nice addition to your already beautiful shelves 😉 @Kalalalatja 1y
Kalalalatja @emilyhaldi don‘t try to tempt me, I really trying to be good and not buy books 😄😄 1y
jillrhudy YES! It‘s superb! 1y
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These two novels are so #GoodTogether and I am going to nominate Fanny and Cedric as my #FavFictionalFriendship
#SeptemberDanes #SeptInBooks18

erzascarletbookgasm I like these covers! 1y
Cinfhen Well played #multitasking 🙌🏻❣️ 1y
Kalalalatja I really need to read some Nancy Mitford! 1y
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CarolynM @Cinfhen Makes me happy when I manage it🙂 1y
CarolynM @Kalalalatja I can't recommend her highly enough. These two are my favourites. 1y
batsy Loving these covers! 1y
Rissreads @CarolynM Love in a cold climate is our new bookclub pick. Is it ok to read this book first and by itself without reading Pursuit of Love? 1y
CarolynM @Rissreads Yes it is, the stories are stand alone. Some characters reoccur so if you've read The Pursuit of Love they make more sense. The Pursuit of Love is the one that is based on the Mitford family and I like it better, I think Love in a Cold Climate is more famous just because it's got a better title (although it's still really good and well worth reading). 1y
Rissreads @CarolynM thanks! 1y
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#ReadingResolutions #CoverLove

You can't beat Folio Society books for beautiful covers. The Pursuit of Love on the left, Love in a Cold Climate on the right.

Centique Oh my! Those are so beautiful! 2y
Cinfhen Gorgeous 😍 2y
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Cathythoughts Stunners !!!! 2y
youneverarrived Beautiful! 2y
GlassAsDiamonds Oh wow - those are stunning!! 😻😻😻 2y
Mdargusch Gorgeous! I need these!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
DivineDiana In love! 💗 2y
overtheedge Great covers! Thanks for sharing❤ 2y
CarolynM @Centique @erzascarletbookgasm @Cinfhen @Cathythoughts @youneverarrived @GlassAsDiamonds @Mdargusch @DivineDiana @overtheedge It's lovely to show beautiful books to people who enjoy them as much as I do. Thanks for your comments☺️ 2y
Desha Folio Society is the best...major book envy lol 😂 1y
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#LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome @patriciakitto !
A link to some great Litsy tips is on @RaimeyGallant profile! ⭐️📚

tif Welcome @patriciakitto!! 2y
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AmyG @patriciakitto Welcome! 🎉🎉🎉 2y
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This was a funny read, which I did not expect. I heard about it on the What Should I Read Next? podcast and I‘m glad I picked it up. It was a good vacation read.

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Another book gifted to me by @Reviewsbylola that I have yet to read. How will I ever get to all of these books 😩

Tamra Wonderful problem to have! 2y
merelybookish Pretty edition. I'm reading this for #litsyclassicsatoz and so are some others. You could join us for a buddy read. 2y
rubyslippersreads Lovely photo! 😻 2y
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Pamwurtzler That‘s a good one - I was thinking of trying #litsyclassicsatoz and might reread that one. 2y
Melissa_J I thought Love in a Cold Climate was much better than Pursuit of Love. 2y
Reviewsbylola I LOVED these. Pretty sure you will too. 2y
batsy Excellent books! Though I agree with @Melissa_J , I liked Cold Climate a little better. 2y
4thhouseontheleft I loved these two! 2y
Cinfhen It's a gorgeous cover💖 2y
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If there isn't a Nancy Mitford cult there should be and I'm founding it right now. I personally hate Wake in Fright but it is an Australian cult novel and I'm including it out of patriotism. Thanks for the tag @Centique #cult 5

I tag anyone who wants to post

Centique Oooh Truman Capote. I‘ve read The Grass Harp but not this one - seen the movie though! And yes all the love for Nancy. 😍 Great choices! 2y
CarolynM @Centique The story is very different from the movie, but I think they're both great in their own ways 2y
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Oldie But Goodie. This book has 2 complete books in one by Nancy Mitford. She tells the story of a big ,loud, fun family with lots of kids who live in a big old mansion in England. They are both very funny stories. As I recall, the first is funnier than the second, but both are excellent. Downton, but funnier. I
I 'm going to order a used copy if this to reread. 5⭐️

batsy Loved this. 2y
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I have a love of reading about the #glamorous lives of the Ladies around the turn of the century. These are just a few of my books that delve into the aristocratic excesses of that time period. #augustgrrrl

emilyhaldi Pretty pic! 🎀 I've been meaning to read this one 2y
Mdargusch I love anything about or by the Mitfords @emilyhaldi 2y
rubyslippersreads 😍📚😍 2y
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Cinfhen Gorgeous photo 💕💕 2y
Reviewsbylola I love the Mitfords. 2y
Mdargusch I think you got me hooked on them @Reviewsbylola 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Pretty pic! Are those trinkets boxes? 2y
batsy Love reading avoid the Mitfords! Also that's a great cover for the Wharton. 2y
Mdargusch Yes @erzascarletbookgasm from my mother in law. It is nice because I have her whole collection. 2y
Mdargusch I do too, such a fascinating family. I saw the cover of theAge of Innocence and had to buy it. 😁 @batsy 2y
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Bought a used book today and found this inside! Anyone encountered bookcrossing.com before? Im all excited about it.

KVanRead I did that decades ago in Montreal, but I've seen someone post on here about it recently so I think it's still a thing! 3y
JenP Yes definitely still a thing. We get lots of these books through our little free library 3y
Megabooks Cool!! 3y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @KVanRead @JenP That's cool! How fun!! 3y
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#FeistyFeb Day 14 - Love Titles

Double the #love with two Mitford's in one:
The Pursuit of ❤️
❤️ in a Cold Climate

Dragon Great choice! ❤️ 3y
batsy I have this one too and forgot to include it in #pinkcovers 😊 Love these books; I think they're calling for a re-read 3y
Reviewsbylola Love love love Nancy Mitford and both of these books. 💕 3y
BethFishReads I love the Mitfords 3y
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"But I think she would have been happy with Fabrice,' I said. 'He was the great love of her life, you know.'
Oh, dulling,' said my mother, sadly. 'One always thinks that. Every, every time."

Nancy Mitford delivers love with a heap of humor. #seasonsreadings2016

Reviewsbylola Nancy Mitford is so great. I loved this one. 3y
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