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"I shall wear demure grey dresses, with neat white collars. No make-up, of course. And good sensible shoes. I shall smile all the time—the sort of earnest, unmeaning smile that makes other people simply furious- and I shall say, 'Yes Mr. Imray' and 'No, Mr. Imray', and be an old maid for ever.

That was Vicky Pallant's forecast of her life in the household of the grave-faced
Paperback, 188 pages
Published 1975 by Harlequin (first published 1953)
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Shelves: vintage-romance
Thirty-five Ithaca College undergraduates are taking my first-year seminar Reading Popular Romance. In the footsteps of Carol Thurston and Janet Radway, we leaf through hundreds of roughed-up, red-edged books and mine the texts for what they are: artifacts of popular culture. One collective expression of an unarguably female imagination. The very act of reading is everyday citizen science. We ask ourselves, whatever will these women say next?

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Published in 1970s. Old school. Slow at the beginning. Could had H&h spent more time together. But I like the book. Sweet characters except the OW. ...more
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Margaret Malcolm was a British writer over 100 romance novels at Mills & Boon from 1940 to 1981.

Not to be confused with Margaret Malcolm (Edith Lyman Kuether).

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