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South Riding - Shirley Williams, Marion Shaw, Winifred Holtby
South Riding
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780860689690 (0860689697)
Publisher: Virago UK
Pages no: 492
Edition language: English
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
3.0 Politics, drama, and horses...not necessarily in that order
I decided to tackle a rather formidable bit of fiction pretty much on a whim in the form of South Riding by Winifred Holtby. It took me much longer to read than I had anticipated but that's just a good lesson that sometimes you need to take your time with a book. :-) Apparently this book is a litera...
Merle
Merle rated it
4.5 South Riding by Winifred Holtby
I’m going to go out on a limb and say this is the best classic novel you’ve never heard of. Correct me if I’m wrong. This book is set in the early 1930s in the fictional South Riding of Yorkshire. It’s an ensemble piece, structured around the activities of local government and the ways they inters...
daisyq
daisyq rated it
3.5 really, I have quite mixed opinions. Sarah Burton is an interesting and very strong character, especially given when this is set and was written. I enjoyed reading about her a lot.There were some stunning bits of writing with great character insight, into Sarah and some of the vignettes featurin...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
The TV thing will do for now...:O))In 1930s Yorkshire, a spirited new headmistress brings inspiration and modern ideas to an all girls' school and shakes up the more conservative-minded residents of South Riding.
carey
carey rated it
I remember loving this when I read it at school, look forward to seeing the tv adaptation
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