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Bright and vivacious, Daphne Lethbridge is back at Oxford after a stint of volunteer work. World War I has ravaged Europe, but it has done nothing to daunt her spirit, and she plunges headlong into the whirl of college life. Her enjoyment, though, is soured by her cynical contemporary Virginia Dennison, who spars with Daphne on every occasion. Daphne seems to triumph over Virginia when she marries a rising political star, but it's not long before she begins to realize the bitter truth of her marriage. It takes a chance encounter with her old enemy for her disillusionment to give way to a mature understanding of love and friendship.
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Viragošs distinguished Modern Classics series is dedicated to the celebration of women writers of the 19th and 20th centuries and to the rediscovery and reprinting of their work.About the Author:
Vera Brittain (1893-1970) won an exhibition to Somerville College, Oxford, but in 1914 abandonded her studies to enlist as a VAD nurse. Brittain was a tireless supporter of pacifism and feminism, a prolific speaker, lecturer, journalist and writer. She wrote twenty-nine books in all.
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Book Description Little, Brown Book Group, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111860497691