Bad Girls, Good Women

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Bantam Books, 1990 - Fiction - 688 pages
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Best friends, Julia and Mattie escape their dreary, suburban youth for the excitement of London. Mattie becomes a celebrated actress, and Julia marries an aristocrat. This extraordinary story of two women's lives over two decades explores the price of experience, the loss of innocence, and the endurance of friendship against the test of time.

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User Review  - Julia Fivash-henderson - Goodreads

I first read this when I was 18, 21 years on I still love it. Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

1950's London and the story of two, sixteen year old best friends who run away from home to London and their trials and tribulations over the next 30 years. The author did an excellent job of telling the story of what it takes to be a best friend and the enrichment to your life in having had one. Read full review



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About the author (1990)

Rosie Thomas read English at St. Hilda's College, Oxford and worker in book and magazine publishing until the birth of her first child. Since then she has published ten novels. including Other people's Marriages, The Potter's House, and White, all of which are available as Chivers Audio Books.

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