The L-shaped room

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Penguin Books, 1962 - Fiction - 269 pages

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User Review  - MarianneHusbands - LibraryThing

A book of it's time although no-where in the league of Cathy Come Home - unwed,and pregnant in London. I am pretty sure that later editions of this book have been 'tinkered' with to reflect a change ... Read full review

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*spoliers alert* Anyway, I suppose I got the idea. I suppose the most interesting thing was the girl's very Victorian manners (and way of speaking), although I suppose that shouldn't be too surprising ... Read full review


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About the author (1962)

Lynne Reid Banks was born in London, England on July I929. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she acted and wrote for the repertory stage.Eventually, she turned to journalism, becoming one of Britain's first female television news reporters. Banls was fired from her job as a reporter, and while working a different job, she wrote her first novel, which went on to become a best seller.

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