The original SEX AND THE CITY. First published in 1963, The Group, set in the 1930s, follows the lives of eight college friends as they begin their adult lives.
The Group follows eight graduates from exclusive Vassar College as they find love and heartbreak, forge careers, gossip and party in 1930s Manhattan.
The Group can be seen as the original SEX AND THE CITY. It is the first novel to frankly portray women's real lives, exploring subjects such as sex, contraception, motherhood and marriage.
About the Author
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a well-known novelist, critic, journalist and memoirist. Her most famous novel is The Group.
A brilliant novel: honest, engaging and sharp as a tack - Sarah WatersOne of my favourite books ever - India KnightLively, vivid and exceedingly entertaining - Sunday TimesJuicy, shocking, witty, and almost continually brilliant - CosmopolitanHer greatest novel...marvellous...a prophetic book which set the scene...for the novels of protest and liberation in the next decade - IndependentScalpel-keen prose, honed on ruthless wit and insight - ObserverShe is a sparkler, a very funny, very savage moralist, and a brilliant mimic - SPECTATOR
Series: Virago Modern Classics
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st February 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9 x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1