Review

A new biography suggests that Barbara Pym was the 'most underrated novelist' of her time

By Colin Steele
July 30 2021 - 2:00pm
Miss Pym at her desk in the African Institute: editor by day, novelist by night. Picture: The Barbara Pym Society
  • The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym, by Paula Bryne. Weidenfeld, $55.

Paula Byrne is the author of six bestselling non-fiction books including The Real Jane Austen; Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead.

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