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Dusty Answer - Rosamond Lehmann, Jonathan Coe
Dusty Answer
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Mamma was fast asleep at home, her spirit lapped in unconsciousness. Her dreams would not divine that her daughter had stolen out to meet a lover. And next door also they slept unawares, while one of them broke from the circle and came alone to clasp a stranger ...' Judith Earle, over-earnest and... show more
Mamma was fast asleep at home, her spirit lapped in unconsciousness. Her dreams would not divine that her daughter had stolen out to meet a lover. And next door also they slept unawares, while one of them broke from the circle and came alone to clasp a stranger ...' Judith Earle, over-earnest and inexperienced, has always been a little in love with each of the four cousins who come to stay next door and, on her return from Cambridge, becomes madly in love with one of them - Roddy, the 'sensation-hunter'. DUSTY ANSWER traces with delicate nostalgia childhood friendships and the pangs of thwarted young love.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781844082940 (1844082946)
Publisher: Virago UK
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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3.0 Dusty Answer by Rosamond Lehmann
bookshelves: radio-4x, spring-2015, debut, play-dramatisation, published-1927, glbt, coming-of-age, under-500-ratings, wwi, long-weekend Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from April 23 to May 03, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00thwrrDescription...
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4.0 Dusty Answer (VMC)
At times, this book was dry (as dust)(ha!)(sorry), but I loved Judith. In the beginning of the book, she is quiet and awkward in most normal social situations, paralyzed by her own shyness and self-consciousness. She is then prone to reflect upon her social interactions with the Fyfes with soul crus...
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