I’ve read Mariana (the Persephone edition), which I enjoyed, so when a friend lent me this I was keen to try it. Here’s the blurb … What does a young, well-off English woman do with herself when she’s thrown out of acting school and is tired of being a debutante? Well, if you’re Monica Dickens, you [...]
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I loved this book. It was definitely of its time and is probably a bit dated now. Here is what Amazon.co.uk has to say about it … Monica Dickens’s first book, published in 1940, could easily have been called Mariana – an Englishwoman. For that is what it is: the story of a young English [...]