The Squire

European Literature

Author: Enid Bagnold

“Imagine To the Lighthouse written by Mrs Ramsay expecting her fifth child, and you get something of the spirit of this intense and passionate novel, which is unlike anything else ever written about pregnancy. This is maternity and childbirth twenty years before Sylvia Plath. The eponymous “squire”, whose husband is abroad on business, happily awaits the arrival of the Unb….Read More

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