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Westwood, or, The gentle powers

Author: Stella Gibbons
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LYNNE TRUSS'Stella Gibbons is the Jane Austen of the twentieth century' The TimesSet in wartime London, Westwood tells the story of Margaret Steggles, a plain bookish girl  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stella Gibbons
ISBN: 9780099528722 009952872X
OCLC Number: 751509458
Notes: "Vintage Gibbons"--Cover.
Description: xv, 448 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Other Titles: Gentle powers
Responsibility: by Stella Gibbons ; with an introduction by Lynne Truss.

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"Westwood captures the heart, right from its opening pages... as an account of what it was like to be an ordinary young woman in wartime London - no stockings, no chocolate, no men - it can hardly be Read more...

 
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