The killing of Sister George: a comedy

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French, 1965 - Drama - 80 pages
Synopsis: George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer.

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User Review  - Devil_llama - LibraryThing

The title would mislead many who do not understand that it is about the firing of a radio personality by having her character die on the program. The story is overlain with the main plot, but there is ... Read full review

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User Review  - jburlinson - LibraryThing

I read this when I was around 14 and more unlikely subject matter for a teenage cowboy I can hardly imagine. I was dumbfounded by even the imaginary existence of a lesbian couple sundered by the dominant one's demotion on British radio drama. Was I reading this book the right side up? Read full review


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