A Summer Bird-Cage

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Read Books Design, May 1, 2011 - Sisters - 214 pages
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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

This is Drabble's first novel, written in the 60s, and she's already a commanding writer. This one is narrated by Sarah, a British woman in her early 20s, with a fresh degree from Oxford in hand, who ... Read full review

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User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

I much prefer vintage Margaret Drabble, when she was first exploring young women and their roles in society at a time of great change. In this novel, marriage and a woman's role with or without it are explored through two very different sisters. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Margaret Drabble is the author of The Sea Lady, The Seven Sisters, The Peppered Moth and The Needle's Eye, among other novels. She has written biographies of Arnold Bennett and Angus Wilson, and she is the editor of the fifth and sixth editions of The Oxford Companion to English Literature. For her contributions to contemporary English literature, Drabble was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2008.

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