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The Wedding Group

(1968)
A novel by

 
 
Cressy has grown up in a world of women, presided over by her eccentric, artistic grandfather Harry Bretton. Rebelling against the wholesome, organic values of her home life, Cressy decides to leave home in search of more ephemeral pleasures. Taking a job in an antiques shop, she meets David, a self-satisfied journalist, also looking for means of fleeing the family nest. But as Cressy cannot fend for herself and David is securely tied to his mother's apron strings, this act of escape for both of them proves a powerful form of bondage. This quietly ironic exploration of the invisible shackles that tie children to parents is one of Elizabeth Taylor's most ambitious novels.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"One in a thousand. How deeply I envy any reader coming to her for the first time." - Elizabeth Jane Howard


Used availability for Elizabeth Taylor's The Wedding Group

Hardback Editions

November 2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Wedding Group
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-7531-6587-2 / 978-0-7531-6587-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Publishing
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July 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Wedding Group (VMC)
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-86068-551-9 / 978-0-86068-551-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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September 1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: Wedding Group
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-86009-077-9 / 978-0-86009-077-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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April 1968 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Wedding Group
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-7011-1277-8 / 978-0-7011-1277-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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March 1968 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Wedding Group
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-670-75575-3 / 978-0-670-75575-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

November 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Wedding Group (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 1-84408-655-0 / 978-1-84408-655-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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July 2002 : UK Paperback

Title: The Wedding Group
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-7531-6588-0 / 978-0-7531-6588-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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December 1985 : UK Paperback
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Title: Taylor Elizabeth : Wedding Group (Vmc)
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-14-016114-7 / 978-0-14-016114-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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June 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Wedding Group
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0-14-003109-X / 978-0-14-003109-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

May 1994 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The Wedding Group: Unabridged
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 1-85903-036-X / 978-1-85903-036-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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Kindle Editions

November 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Wedding Group (Virago Modern Classics Book 364)
Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor
Publisher: Virago
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