Everything you need to understand or teach Excellent Women by Barbara Pym.
"Excellent Women" by Barbara Pym is the story of Mildred Lathbury, an unmarried woman just over the age of 30. Mildred is an average woman with mousy brown hair who puts little thought into her appearance or outward image. Mildred lives in a flat in London and has a career as a social worker at the Society for Aged Gentlewomen. Mildred's needs are few so she only works in the mornings at the Society and spends her afternoons doing work for St. Mary's Church as well as helping the pastor, Julian Malory, and his sister, Winifred, with various tasks.
As the daughter of a clergyman, Mildred is well-versed in the needs and traditions of the church. Having grown up in a vicarage, Mildred knows the importance of service. Unfortunately, that characteristic often takes over and Mildred spends a lot of time doing work for other people instead of focusing...
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