Elders and Betters

Elders and Betters


The Donne family's movement to the rustic is electrified via a desire to be on the subject of their cousins, who're to be their nearest neighbours. It proves too shut for convenience, notwithstanding. For a mystery switching of wills factors the main genteel pursuit of self-interest to threaten reliable kin or even reliable manners...

Ivy Compton-Burnett employs her sharp ear for comedy and celebrated powers of discussion to remarkable impact. She unearths a devastating microcosm of human society, within which the elders are under no circumstances consistently the betters, within which no personality is completely scrupulous, yet none with out their appeal.

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