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The Girls of Slender Means is Dame Muriel Spark's tragic portrait of a London ladies' hostel just emerging from the shadow of World War II. Like the May of Teck Club itself - "three times window-shattered since 1940 but never directly hit" - its lady inhabitants do their best to act as if the world were back to normal: practicing elocution, and jostling over suitors and a single Schiaparelli gown. The novel's ending reveals that the girls' giddy literary and amorous peregrinations are hiding some tragically painful war wounds.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780811213790
ISBN (ISBN-10): 081121379X
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1998
Publisher: NEW DIRECTIONS
144 Pages
Weight: 0,159 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 081121379X

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0-8112-1379-X, 978-0-8112-1379-0


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