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Easy Virtue

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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published 1926 by Harper & Brothers
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Sarah
Sep 26, 2013 Sarah rated it really liked it
I don't really read things like this as I find the characters 'awfully boring' but I'm working on a new production of this next term and it's frowned upon if you don't know the story, especially as I'm HOD this time around.

The story itself isn't that bad - it doesn't have much to it. It basically focuses on social prejudice and class. I found it an easy read, not a struggle to get through at all and there are hints of comedy that come through which lightened it a bit.

The characters were quite i
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Sep 30, 2015 Gabriela rated it liked it
3.5 stars. This is one of the rare instances when movie was better than the book. However I admit that it is not fair comparison, since the movie was adapted to our "modern taste"... But still, I enjoyed the move more. Not that I did not enjoy the book but without the movie as a reference, it would not catch my attention, or hold it for long.
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Sir Noël Peirce Coward was an English actor, playwright and composer of popular music. Among his achievements, he received an Academy Certificate of Merit at the 1943 Academy Awards for "outstanding production achievement for In Which We Serve."
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