Begin Again by Ursula Orange

Begin Again

byUrsula Orange

Kobo ebook | 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

Title:Begin AgainFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 20, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911579282

ISBN - 13:9781911579281

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