The Child Manuela

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Virago, 1994 - 295 pages
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On the death of her mother, Manuela von Meinhardis is sent to a repressive school where affection and all weaker emotions are outlawed. In this regime only Fraulein von Bernburg offers tenderness and love, and for that both she and Manuela must suffer.

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"You must not love me so much...that's what one has to conquer, what one has to kill", 18 April 2014 This review is from: The Child Manuela: Novel of "Madchen in Uniform" (Virago Lesbian Landmarks ... Read full review

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A wonderfully heart wrenching story which, as the pioneering 1931 adaption, speaks with fervour. Unlike the film, though, in the book Manuela doesn't arrive at the boarding school until halfway ... Read full review

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