The Girl Book by Meridel Le Sueur

The Girl Book by Meridel Le Sueur

The Girl

This celebrated novel by one of the leading radical woman writers of the twentieth century is reissued in a format designed for the general reader Written in 1939, first published in 1978 by West End Press , The Girl explores the fate of a farm girl who moves to the dark city of St Paul, Minnesota, where she struggles to survive the death of her lover, killed in a bank This celebrated novel by one of the leading radical woman writers of the twentieth century is reissued in a format designed for the general reader Written in 1939, first published in 1978 by West End Press , The Girl explores the fate of a farm girl who moves to the dark city of St Paul, Minnesota, where she struggles to survive the death of her lover, killed in a bank robbery, and to give birth to her daughter, her hope for a new generation

Title : The Girl
Author :  Meridel Le Sueur
Language : English
Isbn : 0975348655
Format : Paperback
Pages : 184 pages

Rating: 4.6

Reviewer: 9607 Reviews

Vita Sackville-West All Passion Spent PDF

Vita Sackville-West All Passion Spent PDF

All Passion Spent

In 1860, as a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition to become an artist She becomes, instead, the wife of a great statesman and the mother of six children Seventy years later, released by widowhood, and to the dismay of her pompous children, she abandons the family home for a tiny house in Hampstead Here she recollects the dreams of youth, and In 1860, as a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition to become an artist She becomes, instead, the wife of a great statesman and the mother of six children Seventy years later, released by widowhood, and to the dismay of her pompous children, she abandons the family home for a tiny house in Hampstead Here she recollects the dreams of youth, and revels in her newfound freedom with her odd assortment of companions Genoux, her French maid Mr Bucktrout, her house agent and a coffin maker who pictures people dead in order to reveal their true characters And then there s Mr FitzGeorge, an eccentric millionaire who met and loved her in India when she was young and very lovely It is here in this world of her own that she finds a passion that comes only with the freedom to choose, and it is this, her greatest gift, that she passes on to the only one who can understand its value First published in 1931, Vita Sackville West s masterpiece is the fictional companion to her great friend Virginia Woolf s A Room of One s Own

Title : All Passion Spent
Author :  Vita Sackville-West
Language : English
Isbn : 0860683583
Format : Paperback
Pages : 174 pages

Rating: 4.1

Reviewer: 9303 Reviews