The L Shaped Room

'Lynne Reid Banks' compassionate first novel examines the stigma of unmarried motherhood in pre-pill, pre-Abortion Act Britain.

Author: Lynne Reid Banks

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781446426272

Category: Fiction

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'Lynne Reid Banks' compassionate first novel examines the stigma of unmarried motherhood in pre-pill, pre-Abortion Act Britain... While the social climate has changed drastically since publication, a transgressive frisson still crackles from the pages' The Guardian Pregnant by accident, kicked out of home by her father, 27-year-old Jane Graham goes to ground in the sort of place she feels she deserves - a bug-ridden boarding-house attic in Fulham. She thinks she wants to hide from the world, but finds out that even at the bottom of the heap, friends and love can still be found, and self-respect is still worth fighting for.
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The Backward Shadow

The Backward Shadow is a worthy sequel to The L-Shaped Room

Author: Lynne Reid Banks

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781446450611

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Jane has had her baby and is living along with him in a country cottage. Her idyllic time there is soon complicated by the arrival of Toby, the love of her life, and her friend Dorothy. The two women start up a shop in the village, and it is their changing fortunes and feelings for the men on whom so much of their lives are staked which form the core of this funny and vivdly-told novel. The Backward Shadow is a worthy sequel to The L-Shaped Room
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Two Is Lonely

In the background is Terry, David's father, an amorphous shadow hanging over them. This intense, compassionate novel completes the the trilogy which began with The L-Shaped Room,

Author: Lynne Reid Banks

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781446450673

Category: Fiction

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Jane's son David is eight years old and Jane is filled with doubts as he grows up without a father. Toby, her first love, has gone to Israel after the collapse of his marriage to Melissa. Then there is Andy, close at hand, a complex personality with his own problem son. In the background is Terry, David's father, an amorphous shadow hanging over them. This intense, compassionate novel completes the the trilogy which began with The L-Shaped Room,
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L shaped Room

Author: Lynne Reid Banks

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ISBN: OCLC:21918973

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The L shaped Room

Pregnant by accident, kicked out of home by her father, 27-year-old Jane Graham goes to ground in the sort of place she feels she deserves.

Author: Lynne Reid Banks

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ISBN: 0582538351

Category: English language

Page: 108

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Pregnant by accident, kicked out of home by her father, 27-year-old Jane Graham goes to ground in the sort of place she feels she deserves. She thinks she wants to hide from the world, but finds out that even at the bottom of the heap, friends and love can still be found, and self-respect is still worth fighting for.
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The L shaped Room

Author: Lynne Reid Banks

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ISBN: 0582233585

Category: English fiction

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Women in literature

THE L - SHAPED ROOM . 1960 . NY , Pocket , 1972 , 95c . This is the delightful
story of Jane Graham , 27 , single , and pregnant , who goes to hide out her
pregnancy in a shabby London rooming - house . Her tatty L - shaped room
changes ...

Author: Carol Fairbanks

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ISBN: UCAL:B4586487

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Basic Audio Systems

Two ways of covering the L - shaped room . program that is combined from both
left and right , so as to get an artificial “ middle . ” This method was developed by
Paul Klipsch , a great exponent of the horn loudspeaker , for the benefit of people
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Author: Norman H. Crowhurst

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ISBN: UOM:39015000971237

Category: Sound

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The New York Times Book Review

impede progress - by sabota Mean Street Sunset of Empire was Someone To
Love THE Heroic in their love , despair , and genius , they were THE L - SHAPED
ROOM . By Lynne Reid Banks . 320 pp . New York : Simon & Schuster . $ 4.50 .

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ISBN: UCR:31210018779007

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Acoustic Troubleshooting of Audio Systems

A common “ problem ” listening area is the L - shaped room plan illustrated in
Figure 2 – 15 . Much of the area is partially isolated from the L speaker ;
consequently , the entire area cannot be covered satisfactorily by the outputs
from the L and ...

Author: Michael Ryerson

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105042342456

Category: Stereophonic sound systems

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English in Australia

Discuss The L - Shaped Room as a handbook of " do ' s " and " don ' ts ' ' . If you
have not read the other two books in this trilogy , write about Jane ' s later life .
Write about the past or future of the girl who takes the L - shaped room . Discuss
a ...

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ISBN: UVA:X000892856

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Films and Filming

Mar. Mar. 234 days 27—3 days 5—3 days 8 4 days Jose Ferrer , John Huston's
MOULIN ROUGE a Leslie Caron , Tom Bell , THE L - SHAPED ROOM X The
original FRANKENSTEIN X House Of Dracula Judy Holliday , William Holden ,
BORN ...

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ISBN: IND:30000121872026

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Major Film Directors of the American and British Cinema

When Jane returns to her flat to collect her belongings before going back to
France , she meets the girl ( Nanette Newman ) who has rented the L - shaped
room . The latter says that she has no intention of making the acquaintance of
any of ...

Author: Gene D. Phillips

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ISBN: UOM:39015017697296

Category: Performing Arts

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This book focuses on fourteen American and British directors who warrant more attention than they have received in other cinema histories. This revised, updated, and expanded edition offers a new introductory chapter as well as an updated bibliography, filmography, and epilogue.
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