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The Group : Virago Modern Classics - Mary McCarthy

The Group

Virago Modern Classics

By: Mary McCarthy, Candace Bushnell (Introduction by)


Published: 1st February 2010
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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.

Juicy, shocking, witty, and almost continually brilliant * COSMOPOLITAN * Lively, vivid and exceedingly entertaining * SUNDAY TIMES * *'One of my favourite books ever * India Knight * *'A brilliant novel:honest, engaging and sharp as a tack * Sarah Waters * The perfect example of competitive friendship and a reminder that rivalry is normal * Psychologies *

ISBN: 9781844085934
ISBN-10: 1844085937
Series: Virago Modern Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
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 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1