Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 14, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

If You Like Downton Abbey…

Book Title: The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals

Downton Abbey’s 5th season premieres in the U.S. ages from now, on January 5th, though it’s been airing in Britain since September.  This isn’t (perhaps) Revolutionary War material, but it is certainly aggravating!  If you need something to tide you over, check out The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals, a delightful comedy of manners set in the Welsh countryside between the wars. …

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