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The L-Shaped Room - Lynne Reid Banks
The L-Shaped Room
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In this bestselling novel which became a famous film, Janet Graham, alone and pregnant, retreats to a bug-infested attic bedsit in Fulham where she finds unexpected companionship, happiness and love.
In this bestselling novel which became a famous film, Janet Graham, alone and pregnant, retreats to a bug-infested attic bedsit in Fulham where she finds unexpected companionship, happiness and love.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099469636 (0099469634)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Jane Graham (#1)
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Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
4.0 "The L-Shaped Room" by Lynne Reid Banks
It's easy to forget how completely different the late 1950s were in Britain when compared with 2014. "The L-Shaped Room" byLynne Reid Banks is a perfect time capsule that puts us right back into that era. Even for readers who know about the differences it still a shocking read. Crass and cliched rac...
Cecily's book reviews
Cecily's book reviews rated it
4.0
This was published before the sixties swung (1960) and is the story of Jane, an upper middle class girl of 27 who finds herself pregnant and single. She moves out of her father’s house, into an L-shaped room in a dodgy house in a dodgy area.Her self-awareness and the way she analyses her feelings an...
carey
carey rated it
Putting aside the 'of-its-time' racist and sexist aspects, what most annoyed me about this book was the 'happy ending', the unrealistic coincidences throughout so much of the book and the stereotypes of cad / writer/ landlady etc. However, I can see why it was a ground-breaking book and it was a rea...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0
Stars Lynne SeymourCategory:Dramaafter 5 episodes I have firmly decided that the subject does not appeal.
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