The Blessing (novel)

The Blessing
First edition
Author Nancy Mitford
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Random House
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 305

The Blessing is a comic satirical novel by Nancy Mitford, first published in 1951.

Plot summaryEdit

It is set in the post-World War II period and concerns Grace, an English country girl who moves to France after falling for a dashing aristocratic Frenchman named Charles-Edouard who lusts after other women. Their son Sigi aims to keep his parents apart by engineering misunderstandings.

Film adaptationEdit

A 1959 film called Count Your Blessings was based in the novel. It starred Maurice Chevalier.

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