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Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont - Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Bailey At a slim 178 pages, a poignant but unsentimental story about the vulnerabilities of age, set at the Claremont Hotel, whose elderly residents say of it, "we aren't allowed to die here." In its quiet way, absolutely gutting.