Forster, Margaret Private Papers

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Private Papers

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Penelope Butler is an orphan. She is determined to create the family she never had and with the birth of her four daughters looks likely to succeed. But her plans are cruelly shattered and she is left to bring up four daughters alone. When her oldest daughter, Rosemary, finds Penelope's diary, she is outraged at Penelope's attempt to whitewash the family history to preserve her ideal .... Another brilliant analysis of the family and the family dream.

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"A brilliant, sometimes terrible novel about the generation war within a family, as witty and cool as it is heart-rending" (Auberon Waugh Daily Mail)

"Painful...gripping...her "private" story reaches far beyond the merely personal" (Observer)

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'This stuff of intimate family life is brilliantly presented, subtly and yet with unnerving directness' Susan Hill

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