The hero of this novel has inherited a number of objets d'art from an aunt (poor Clare) and proceeds to bestow them on various of his friends, making it quite clear that he is paying them off and never wishes to see them again.

Used availability for L P Hartley's Poor Clare

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October 1968 : UK Hardback

Title: Poor Clare
Author(s): L P Hartley
ISBN: 0-241-91338-1 / 978-0-241-91338-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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