A delightful comedy of manners with a touch of mystery, An Academic Question is prime Barbara Pym territory.
In a provincial university town Caro Grimstone, a dissatisfied faculty wife, becomes the unwilling accomplice to her husband Alan's ambitions.
When she volunteers as a reader to a blind, esteemed anthropologist, Alan seizes the opportunity to steal his papers - research that could both advance his reputation while refuting the findings of a respected colleague.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 03/05/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844087235