Quotes by Barbara Pym

About Barbara Pym:

Barbara Mary Crampton Pym was an English novelist. In the 1950s she published a series of social comedies, of which the best known are Excellent Women (1952) and A Glass of Blessings (1958). In 1977 her career was revived when the biographer David Cecil and the poet Philip Larkin both nominated her as the most under-rated writer of the century. Her novel Quartet in Autumn (1977) was nominated for the Booker Prize that year, and she was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Author Bio

  • NameBarbara Pym
  • DescriptionBritish writer
  • BornJune 2, 1913
  • DiedJanuary 11, 1980
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWoman Of Letters