I'm Not Complaining (A Virago modern classic) ePub download
by Ruth Adam
- ISBN: 0385279612
- ISBN13: 978-0385279611
- ePub: 1644 kb | FB2: 1945 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Sociology
- Publisher: Doubleday; Reprint edition (March 1, 1984)
- Pages: 346
- Rating: 4.6/5
- Votes: 951
- Format: lit mobi docx mbr
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I'm Not Complaining book. The author, Ruth Adam, was born in 1907, and this novel was her second. It was first published in Britain in 1938, and then reprinted as a Virago modern classic in the 80s. The heroine of the novel, Madge Brigson, is a teacher in depression-era This is such a good book. It’s a bit hard to get into at first, because it deals with a world that’s very different from our own. There are gas-rings, sprigged smocks, knickers, school registers, Peg’s Paper, and flap-jacks (in which face powder is kept).
I'm Not Complaining (VMC). Virago Modern Classics. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Read full description.
Please join us in reading Virago Modern Classics, published by Virago Press. s as Readers - A Celebration of Virago Modern Classics". I thought it was an interesting memoir, but a flawed biography. Either way it's still well worth a read.
Ruth Augusta Adam, née King (14 December 1907 – 3 February 1977), was an English journalist and writer of novels, comics and non-fiction feminist literature. She was born on 14 December 1907 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, daughter of Rupert William King, a vicar of the Church of England. She attended St Elphin's girls' boarding school in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, from 1920 to 1925. In 1925, she became a teacher in elementary schools in impoverished mining areas of Nottinghamshire.
Only 8 left in stock (more on the way). I flatly disagree with the criticism. She is very fond but very realistic about her young son. in a way that I wish more modern parents would.
Virago Modern Classics. The first novel by the author of "South Riding". Winifred Holtby affectionately observes the foibles of human nature in this sparkling satire, first published in 1931.