Bad Blood

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Fourth Estate, 2001 - Hanmer (Wales) - 281 pages
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From a childhood of gothic proportions in a vicarage on the Welsh borders, through her adolescence, leaving herself teetering on the brink of the 1960s, Lorna Sage brings to life a vanished time and place, and illuminates the lives of three generations of women.

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User Review  - 123bex - Goodreads

I can only imagine the people describing this as screechy and miserable are soulless and deficient. Yes, it's about an unhappy childhood, so it's hard reading at some points, but I call it triumphant ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

I read this memoir for weeks, not wanting it to end. Lorna Sage is not a typical girl of the late 1940's and '50's in England. In her early years she lives with her grandparents, who shape her ... Read full review


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Lorna Sage was a professor of English at the University of East Anglia. Her previous books include Women in the House of Fiction, The Cambridge Guide to Women’s Writing in English, and a short monograph on Angela Carter. Lorna Sage died in Januray 2001

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