A Far Cry From Kensington Muriel Spark 1988 HB DJ 1st American Edition stated Pub. Houghton Mifflin Co. ISBN 0-395-47694-1 1954 London, a city just emerging from postwar austerity, and most nice people were still people of slender means. Mrs. Hawkins, a plump young war widow, is one of them, but not everyone she knows is nice, and some are positively, often delightfully, wicked. Muriel Sparks returns to the Kensington of her classic 'The Girls of Slender Means' to give us a witty and delicious novel. HB stated First American Edition with DJ and has 189 pages.DJ: very good/tiny wear/marks, Covers: like new/tiny tiny corner ding, Pages: like new.