By Philip Larkin
Philip Larkin's moment novel was once first released in 1947. This tale of Katherine Lind and Robin Fennel, of iciness and summer time, of battle and peace, of exile and vacation trips, is memorable for its compassionate precision and for the unusual and unmistakable contrast of its writing. 'A lady in iciness is a fantastically built, humorous and profoundly unhappy book.' Andrew movement 'One of the best and so much sustained prose poems within the language.' John Bayley
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