The Girls of Slender Means
Royal National Institute of the Blind, 2007
In London 1945, all the nice people are poor. In a hostel in Kensington, the girls are all from good families but slender means. They do their best to act as if the world is normal; practicing elocution and jostling over suitors until their lives descend into horror and tragedy.
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"Spark, as usual, has perfectly plotted and peopled this giddy world of postwar delirium and girls' dormitory life," said LJ's reviewer of this satirical novel (LJ 10/1/63), which follows the low ... Vollständige Rezension lesen