New Post at Thornfield Hall Redux: The Surprising Excellence of Rose Macaulay’s “Non-Combatants and Others”

Those of you who are fans of twentieth-century women’s literature will probably have come across Rose Macaulay’s novels in old Virago editions. I love her comic masterpiece,  The Towers of Trebizond, a hilarious chronicle of the trek of a group of English travelers from Istanbul to Trebizond.And now Macaulay’s early books are having a comeback, due to publisher Kate MacDonald’s efforts at Handheld Classics.   And so we finally have a chance to consider Macaulay’s pacifist novel, Non-Combatants and Others.

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