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Georgy Girl #2020

Georgy Girl Georgy is young gregarious and fun she is also large self confessedly ugly and desperate for love Georgy bears her fate bravely as she alternates between playing the fool and humbling herself before

  • Title: Georgy Girl
  • Author: Margaret Forster
  • ISBN: 9780099478492
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Paperback
  • Georgy Girl By Margaret Forster, Georgy is young, gregarious and fun she is also large, self confessedly ugly and desperate for love Georgy bears her fate bravely as she alternates between playing the fool and humbling herself before Meredith, her pretty, callous flatmate, although when James, middle aged socialite and self imposed Uncle , asks Georgy to become his mistress, she is tempted to accept.Georgy is young, gregarious and fun she is also large, self confessedly ugly and desperate for love Georgy bears her fate bravely as she alternates between playing the fool and humbling herself before Meredith, her pretty, callous flatmate, although when James, middle aged socialite and self imposed Uncle , asks Georgy to become his mistress, she is tempted to accept Then Meredith announces that she is pregnant and Jos, the expectant father, decides he is in love with Georgy

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    1. The book I am reading about the Beatles mentions this book s plot It was interesting enough to look up the movie on and wow what glowing reviews it gets, from people who say it has stood the test of time I always thought it was like Gidget, probably because the Georgy Girl song became the Barbie theme song So I asked Mother today if she remembers it and she said it was really quite scandalous Combined with the article about the book or some other review that said it captured the mod culture, I a [...]

    2. BBC BLURB By Margaret Forster Dramatised by Rhiannon Tise Jos has Georgy all to himself once again but having to care for a baby has changed everything and a frustrated Jos takes drastic action.Directed by Tracey NealeThe Story As part of our British New Wave season the Fifteen Minute Drama brings to the Radio 4 airwaves the compelling story of Georgina Parkin Georgy is twenty seven Brought up in Kensington by her parents, Ted and Doris who are live in servants of rich socialite James She lives [...]

    3. Awful, just awful This is the 2nd Margaret Foster book I ve read, and I think it is my last Why are all her female protagonists such dopey, clueless doormats I give up.

    4. Hey there Georgy Girl, There s another Georgy deep inside, Bring out all the love you hide, and oh what a change there d be, the world would see a new Georgy Girl Anyone growing up in the 1960s and 1970s would instantly recognise that song by the Seekers, from the film by the same name Being a little girl myself at the time, I always wondered about this Georgy Girl person, and then I found this book This is Margaret Forster s third book, published way back in 1965 when she was only in her mid tw [...]

    5. Well my tablet died, and this happened to be in my bag at work I really loved a good chunk of this book, in part because I didn t love all the characters Georgy is my age in the book, and perhaps that is why I liked her a bit I think the ending was very honest, in a way, but because of the way it turned out, I couldn t whole heartedly give it five stars I did love the writing style, and the descriptive nature of Margaret Forster s writing though.

    6. Very much of its time, it would be quite unbelievable if it was set in the twenty first century I didn t like the characters but I enjoy Margaret Forster s writing she went on to write some better books in my opinion.

    7. Georgy Girl is a staple in feminist fiction A lot of people say they don t like this book because they don t like the characters.but that s exactly the point The short novel aims to spark debate on the condition of being woman and feminine in the 60s If you loved the book for anything other than its comments on being a woman in this period with little choice over your life, your body, your sexual desires then you have probably focussed on the wrong thing Granted this book isn t for everybody, bu [...]

    8. Though I have read and really love Forster s family history stories, I had never picked up this book I m not at all sure it is what I was expecting, however, and I am still not sure what to make of it Was it meant as a social commentary Or was it the earliest form of chick lit It has all the ingredients for it young woman in London, trying to make her way in the world, two men to choose from, bitchy female friend what will she do with her life On the face of it, it isn t that different from the [...]

    9. I loved this book The story of a vindictive, unwed mother, a swinging London musician, and their depressed roommate who fears sex and adulthood, Georgy Girl is like a time capsule of the mid 60 s George s spinelessness can be frustrating at times as others have pointed out , but the author s skillful depiction always helped me know why she was being so obsequious, which put it all in perspective Further, as the story get heavier good 60 s term there , George gets decisive, even if it s and ti [...]

    10. First saw the movie in my early 20s, and despite the chirpy, encouraging iconic theme song, it was horribly depressing I ve found the book to be no less sad In fact, the film is very true to the original story I d say it makes no difference if you watch the film first Very quick read Pop literature that I m guessing truly captures mod London It just doesn t leave me with much in the end The sadness has no real depth or meaning If it had done just a tiny bit , I d give it five stars.

    11. With the exception of Dances With Wolves , I ve never seen a movie that goes by the book as much as Georgy Girl Meredith is despicable Georgy is pathetic James is arrogant Ted is a syncophant Doris is miserable Peg is a prying slob, and Jos is irresponsible and unfeeling The only character who has any redeeming qualities at all is baby Sara Just give her time being related to that bunch.

    12. In comparison with Keeping the World Away this book did not engage me very much The characters I found tiresome and not so interesting, including Georgina George I acknowledge that at the time this was published, it was hailed as a ground breaking work I guess it was something new in its quirkiness, both in plot and characters.

    13. Not an uplifting tale but then it didn t claim to be I would certainly like to watch the film version to see how characters are portrayed compared to my vision of these rather dysfunctional lives as portrayed by Margaret Forster.

    14. c1965 Ms Forster is married to another writer, Hunter Davies This book certainly seems to have captured the flavour of the groovy 60s I have to admit though that everytime I see this book, I want to burst into the song of the same name Hey there, Georgy Girl

    15. Forster s first book wasn t what I expected it to be I enjoyed it but much prefer the things she went on to write.

    16. I seen the film years ago and loved it After reading the book, I realized I didn t like any of the characters but the writing style was just perfect

    17. A bit harsh The film sticks right to this story a very faithful adaptation My favorite character was actually James the character played by James Mason in the film.

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