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Tag Archives: school stories

Guilty Pleasures — Pony Books for Grown Ups by Sheena Wilkinson

‘Guilty pleasures’ suggests something illicit – passing round Jilly Cooper romances under the desk at school. Yes, I was that generation. But I also, as a teenager, had a reputation … Continue reading

June 25, 2018

Evelyn Finds Herself — the first YA novel?

I know you probably haven’t heard of it. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a classic. Evelyn Finds Herself might sound like some kind of hippy-dippy Californian memoir from the … Continue reading

April 9, 2018

Realism and Romance: my favourite fictional school

A benign community of women and girls, which has existed peacefully for some years, is threatened when the country is annexed by a neighbouring fascist state. The girls incur the … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

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