Bright Young Things

  • Title: Bright Young Things
  • Author: Josephine Edgar
  • ISBN: 9780312096274
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Bright Young Things The place is London the time the s the era of flappers silent movie stars ex servicemen looking for work and young women just emancipated enough to make their lives confusing Two such young w
    The place is London, the time, the 1920s the era of flappers, silent movie stars, ex servicemen looking for work, and young women just emancipated enough to make their lives confusing Two such young women who meet at an advertising agency where they both find work are the heroines of Bright Young Things Helen Redmaine, who is from a good family, with impeccableThe place is London, the time, the 1920s the era of flappers, silent movie stars, ex servicemen looking for work, and young women just emancipated enough to make their lives confusing Two such young women who meet at an advertising agency where they both find work are the heroines of Bright Young Things Helen Redmaine, who is from a good family, with impeccable bloodlines but no money falls unexpectedly in love with a married man whose wife will not divorce him And Boots, Helen s unlikely friend, is a beautiful and ambitious Cockney girl who is determined to disguise her working class origins and find herself a rich husband Then there is Willie, an unscrupulous rogue who will stop at nothing to further his own ends, and whose liking for women nearly proves his downfall One of these women is June, the plain, often overlooked daughter of a rich man, who goes to unexpected lengths to have her own way Told with all of the charm that made Josephine Edgar the winner of Britain s prize for the best romantic novel of the year in 1980, Bright Young Things is a spell binding story of youth, love and ambition at a time when the old values had suddenly turned upside down.

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    About Josephine Edgar


    1. Mary Edgar Mussi aka Mary Howard Mary Edgar was born on 27 December 1907 in London, England, UK, daughter of Jenny Howard and George Edgar, an author She was educated privately On 6 March 1934, she married Rudolph F Mussi, they had one son, Max, and one daughter, Susan Jane She was a past chairwoman of Society of Women Writers and Journalists She started writing contemporary romance novels as Mary Howard in 1930, later she used the penname of Josephine Edgar to sign her gothic historical romances She was the recipient of the Romantic Novelists Association award in 1960, 1979, 1980, and Elinor Glyn award in 1961 She passed away on 02 March 1991.


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    1. This is an example of what happens when a novel is written with an effort to mimic the language of the times in which it takes place. I had been expecting something completely different. This is a very lightweight romance novel about a young woman who has obtained her first job, and about the people she meets and with whom she becomes friends. Eventually, of course, a romance develops. Much of the language in the dialog uses slang language of the day, and this started to really annoy me. After a [...]

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