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Welcome to the Angela Thirkell Society Web Page. Here you'll find a comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to Angela Thirkell, the British author who wrote during the 1930's - 1950's and charmed readers with her portrayal of English County life. The Angela Thirkell Society brings together people who read Angela Thirkell and enjoy her books. The society provides a variety of publications and holds meetings, both regionally and nationally; this site is hosted and maintained by the Angela Thirkell Society of North America.


Angela Thirkell Society The Society - Who and what we are.
Books and Companions - when they were published, a brief description, and links to Companions.
Dictionary - Johnny Pate's Dictionary, on-line, thanks to Tom Barton.
Her World - Related books and sites about her era and family.
Book Summaries -Remembering each Barsetshire book.
Permanent Collection -At the Beinecke Library, Yale University.
Leeds University - A catalog of her papers,contributed by Lance Thirkell to Leeds.
Angela Thirkell - A brief biography.
How to participate - A form to fill out
Other Publications - A list of other writings by and about Angela Thirkell.
- Hazel Bell has contributed her Angela Thirkell index.
Barsetshire Books - We read Angela Thirkell. But what are people in Barsetshire reading?

The Society in the U.K.
- Read about Angela Thirkell in the U.K., and visit the web site:

NEW BOOKS FOR BARSETSHIRE FANS, by ILIL ARBEL, download for your reading enjoyment:

Miss Glamora Tudor!
Their Exits and their Entrances


Angela Thirkell Map    Officers
   North America
  • Secretary: PENELOPE FRITZERM (
  • Treasurer: LYNNE CROWLEY (
  • Divagations Editors: SUNNY GWALTNEY, SUSAN SCANLON
  • Production: SUSAN VERELL
  • Book and Publications Chair: JERRI CHASE
  • Publicity Chair: TOM JOHNSON
  • New Members: JANET SCHMELZER
  • Board of Directors: Penelope Fritzer – President, Lynne Crowley - Treasurer, Additional Board members: Sunny Gwaltney , Susan Scanlon, Jerri Chase, Barbara Houlton.

The Angela Thirkell Society of North America was formed to further educational and literary interest in Angela Thirkell. A $15. donation brings you access to the ATS Journal, usually published annual in the U.K., and the ATS Divagations, published three times a year, as well as access to books and articles, and information about North America and U.K. meetings.

The Angela Thirkell Society
Lynne Crowley, Treasurer
P O Box 203
Larchmont NY, 10538

Providing a variety of resources for Angela Thirkell Readers.

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