Thumbs up for The Clothes They Stood Up In and Lady In The Van by Alan Bennett. Literature/Nonfiction.

This contains a novella and an novella-like essay. The former is delightful, and is the reason for my thumbs-up; the latter didn’t do much for me. As usual, skip the spoileriffic introduction.

The Ransomes had been robbed. “Robbed,” Mrs. Ransome said. “Burgled,” Mr.

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