Diary Of An Ordinary Schoolgirl by Margaret ForsterDiary Of An Ordinary Schoolgirl by Margaret Forster

Diary Of An Ordinary Schoolgirl

byMargaret Forster

Hardcover | February 27, 2018

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In 1954 in Carlisle lived an ordinary 15-year-old schoolgirl called Margaret. This is her diary from that year; her life. Hers might be a lost world, but her daily observations bring it back in vivid, irresistible detail.

23 February, Tuesday
Results rolling in! Algebra, 6th = 74%. Not bad. Latin = 55% Thrilled! Eng Literature, Top = 79% but Lang. 4th = 60%. History top = 85% smashing! French 12th = 61%. Geography, disgusting, 2nd = 67%. Have been alternately thrilled, depressed, excited disappointed today. Some haven’t passed in anything.

24 July, Saturday
Bought a pair of shorts – white, very short with two pockets. Super but rather daring!

4 September, Saturday
Got up at 7.30 and had all the housework done by 9.30. Started baking at 10 and made a chocolate cake, some buns and some scones (fairly successfully!). Also did flowers, scrubbed floors, iced cakes and generally got everything in apple pie order for Mum.

13 October, Wednesday
Very cold today and extremely blustery. Came home by the bay and it was thundering over with the wind whipping huge waves up. I walked through the leaves up the hill and they made the most gorgeous noise – lovely colours too!

Born in Carlisle, Margaret Forster was the author of many successful and acclaimed novels, including Have the Men Had Enough?, Lady's Maid, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, Is There Anything You Want? , Keeping the World Away, Over and The Unknown Bridesmaid. She also wrote bestselling memoirs – Hidden Lives, Precious Lives and, most recent...
Title:Diary Of An Ordinary SchoolgirlFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 7.29 × 4.57 × 0.74 inPublished:February 27, 2018Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1784742236

ISBN - 13:9781784742232

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