Mary Wesley
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Mary Wesley

Mary Wesley (1912-2002) was an English novelist. After she published her first novel at age seventy, her books sold more than three million copies, many of them becoming bestsellers. Her beloved books include Jumping the Queue, The Camomile Lawn, Harnessing Peacocks, The Vacillations of Poppy Carew, Not That Sort of Girl, Second Fiddle, A Sensible Life, A Dubious Legacy, An Imaginative Experience, and Part of the Furniture, as well as a memoir, Part of the Scenery.

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Best Sellers

    • Not That Sort of Girl

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    "Rose, don't leave me. Promise never to leave me," said Ned on their wedding night....

    Regular price: $14.01

    • The Camomile Lawn

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    August 1939. Five cousins gather for the annual summer ritual of a holiday in Cornwall....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible!

    • By Dennise Bozinovich on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $16.63

    • The Vacillations of Poppy Carew

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Poppy Carew, smarting and in shock because her live-in lover has left her for a richer woman, is called to the bedside of her dying father, a wonderful, loveable eccentric who dies laughing....

    Regular price: $15.88

    • An Imaginative Experience

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    A traveller on a train returning to London....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Characters, Wonderful Reader

    • By Cariola on 04-21-13

    Regular price: $15.66

    • A Sensible Life

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Flora Trevelyan is a 10-year-old misfit, despised by her selfish parents, and left to wander the streets of a small French town while her parents prepare to depart for life in colonial India....

    Regular price: $16.63

    • Part of the Furniture

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Juno Marlowe hurries away from the thundering planes overhead, having just said goodbye to the two men she has always loved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great author paired with a fantastic narrator

    • By Ilana on 09-13-12

    Regular price: $16.73

    • Jumping the Queue

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Matilda Poliport, recently widowed, has decided to End It All. But her meticulously planned bid for graceful oblivion is foiled, and when she later foils the suicide attempt of another lost soul - Hugh Warner....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What happens when you're past caring...

    • By Ilana on 06-10-13

    Regular price: $16.52

    • Second Fiddle

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Laura Thornby is swept by an irresistible desire to interfere when she meets struggling writer Claude Bannister. What she doesn't foresee is that he may write well - and she might fall in love....

    Regular price: $15.17

    • A Dubious Legacy

    • By: Mary Wesley
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Henry Tillotson, a generous, genial man, rescues Margaret from a disastrous marriage in Egypt and brings her home to the West Country as his new wife....

    Regular price: $17.76

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