Literature Forum: Loving
Thursday, April 12, 2018Time 2:00 PM
Loving, by Henry Green; presented by Davis Hammond – Set in the vast hereditary Irish castle of the Tennants, an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family, the story is centered on their servants. World War II has led to a scarcity of experienced staff, and when the longtime butler dies the head footman, Raunce, is assigned his job. Raunce is left in charge of the house and struggles to control its disputatious inhabitants and secure the love of Edith, a fetching and flirtatious recent hire.