Scenes From "Tearoom Glory," Barbara Pym's Unfinished Novel About Cottaging

i am in no way implying that Barbara Pym ever went cruising....but what this book presupposes is

Pym, if you’re unfamiliar; cottaging, if you’re unfamiliar.

It hadn’t at all been like choosing between a High or a Low Church, which had been a tremendous relief. “It needn’t be a permanent selection,” Everly had said, “choosing whether to have incense and censers or not, Canterbury or Rome. It’s much more like deciding whether or not to invite a frien…

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