The Crowded Street

The Crowded Street

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This is the story of Muriel Hammond, at twenty living within the suffocating confines of Edwardian middle-class society in Marshington, a Yorkshire village. A career is forbidden to her. Pretty, but not pretty enough, she fails to achieve the one thing required of her - to find a suitable husband. Then comes the First World War, a watershed which tragically revolutionises the lives of her generation. But for Muriel it offers work, friendship, freedom, and one last chance to find a special kind of happiness...show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748130918
  • 9780748130917

About Winifred Holtby

Winifred Holtby (1898-1935), journalist, critic, feminist, pacifist and author won the James Tait Black Memorial prize with South Riding, her last novel.show more

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201 ratings
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4 43% (87)
3 26% (52)
2 2% (5)
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