The radiant way

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Ivy Books, 1987 - Fiction - 376 pages
4 Reviews
"Ambitious and artful...Drabble reminds us why we still love to read."
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Liz, Alix and Ester have been part of one another's lives since their Cambridge days twenty-five years ago. Liz is a successful psychotherapist, Alix is a wife and mother, still pursuing politics, and Esther is an academic. As we follow them through the next five years we see their world changing around them, and we see each woman confronted with difficult, often painful, truths--about this new world, and more profoundly, about herself within it.

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This book created a fascinating image of a group of English people in an era of major political and social upheaval - the Thatcher era. The characters are all well drawn and most are appealing in some ... Read full review

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Thanks to the 1001 list I picked this book up. I loved it! I will read the other two soon. It follows 4 women as they meet in college during the 1950s and then go their separate ways but keep their ... Read full review

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Section 1
4
Section 2
34
Section 3
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About the author (1987)

Margaret Drabble was born on June 5, 1939 in Sheffield, England. She attended The Mount School in York and later Cambridge University. Her novel "The Millstone won the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize and she was the recipient of the James Tait Black and E. M. Forster awards. She was also awarded a Society of Authors Travelling Fellowship in the 1960s and the CBE in 1980.

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