Emma Beddington

Mitfordian mischief: Darling, by India Knight, reviewed

A superb updating of Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love will delight even diehard fans of the original

Nancy Mitford, the author of The Pursuit of the Love, at home in Paris. [Getty Images]

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