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    • ISBN:9780748130917
    • Publication date:18 Aug 2011
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The Crowded Street

By Winifred Holtby

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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...

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

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  • ISBN: 9780860682080
  • Publication date: 19 Nov 1981
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Virago
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