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  - pamjw - LibraryThing

Mattie and Julia are keen to be free, to escape the constraints they perceive in their loves. So they head off to London and the start of their adventures to come. Over three decades as the world ... Read full review

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

This felt like a good story over-padded. Good in the early stages when the girls arrive in London with very little money. Not too bad leading up to the incident with the Christmas tree which is ... Read full review



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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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