Begin Again by Ursula OrangeBegin Again by Ursula Orange

Begin Again

byUrsula Orange

Paperback | March 20, 2017

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Oxford, it appeared, if it did not seem to have fitted her for any precise occupation, had at least unfitted her for a great many things.

In her charming and incisive debut novel, Ursula Orange focuses her sharp eye on four young women only recently down from Oxford.

Jane and Florence live in London, working at office jobs, the latter channelling her excess energy into a dreadfully earnest novel of her own. Sylvia remains at home, shocking her family with theories of sexual and social liberation. And Leslie, as the novel opens, idealizes the other three, as she tries to convince her mother to let her use her small nest egg to attend art school in London.

As the four friends balance their youthful ideals with the realities of work and romance in 1930s England, Orange offers hilarious and thoughtful perspectives on the quandaries of educated, ambitious women in a world not yet ready for them. This new edition includes an introduction by Stacy Marking.

“a charming and deftly written book” Sunday Times

“The fresh quality and genuine youthfulness of this story are as charming in fiction as in life.” Times Literary Supplement

“an unusually good first novel, in a decade of unusually good first novels.” Daily Telegraph

Ursula Marguerite Dorothea Orange was born in Simla in 1909, the daughter of the Director General of Education in India, Sir Hugh Orange. But when she was four the family returned to England. She was later 'finished' in Paris, and then went up to Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford in 1928. It was there that she and Tim Tindall met. They won a ...
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Title:Begin AgainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:258 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.54 inPublished:March 20, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1911579274

ISBN - 13:9781911579274

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