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  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The Finest Type of English Womanhood
  • Rachel Heath
  • English
  • 23 August 2018
  • 9780091925864

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review The Finest Type of English Womanhood Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Together each with her own agenda the girls find their lives inextricably entangled with fatal conseuences A highly accomplished startling debut The Finest Type of English Womanhood is a chilling portrait of racial tension social immorality betrayal and love and an assured and atmospheric examination of the end of innocen. Apparently based on a notorious murder trial from 1947 this is a leisurely but intriguing tale of thwarted hope The stirrings of Apartheid in post war South Africa are disturbing as is the general bottled up emotions and feelings of most of the characters Doom laden but not uninteresting Lila and Alex short story Lila #21 racial tension social immorality betrayal and love and an assured and atmospheric examination of the end of innocen. Apparently based on a notorious murder trial from 1947 this is a leisurely but intriguing tale of thwarted hope The stirrings of Apartheid in post war South Africa are disturbing as is the general bottled up emotions and feelings of most of the characters Doom laden but not uninteresting

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review The Finest Type of English Womanhood Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB It's 1946 and seventeen year old Laura Trelling is stagnating in her dilapidated Sussex family home while her uietly eccentric parents slip further into isolation Then she meets Paul Lovell a chance encounter that will change the course of her destiny and bring her a new life in pre apartheid South Africa Three years earl. Recommended by one of the ladies at Dummer Book Club and considerably easier to read than DickensAlthough the book is actually based on the true events of the murder of a young actress called Gay Gibson for me the main story was of a very english girl from the country saved from her crumbling family estate and boringly damp parents by a idealistically confused chap who takes her home to South Africa where he grew up although English bornInteresting to read about post war SA politics from the points of view of the various characters in the bookIts hard to believe anyone can be as naive as Laura The two leadi The Couette and the Boarding School read about post war SA politics from the points of view of the various characters in the bookIts hard to believe anyone can be as naive as Laura The two leadi

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review The Finest Type of English Womanhood Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Ier and many miles north sixteen year old Gay Gibson is no less desperate to escape England Gay's heart is set on stardom but first she must find a way out of Birkenhead and the dreary prospect of secretarial college When their paths cross in Johannesburg Laura is exposed to Gay's wild life of parties and liaisons Thrown. A debut novel by author Rachel Heath which as I found out after having read the book actually combines fact with fiction the story of the totally fictional Laura with the largely truthful story of EileenGayWritten in two very different styles Gay s story is told as a series of diary entries which I felt impeded the momentum of the novel the fact that Laura s account dominated much of the book didn t help matters as it just further added to the overall disjointed feel of the whole thingSet in a post war pre apartheid South Africa The Finest Type Of English Womanhood a title I m still puzzled by does go som