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Clever Girl: Is she clever?
Trent Latta Trent May 08, 2014 01:32PM
Is Stella, from Tessa Hadley's book "Clever Girl," actually clever?



Maybe she was too angry and restless to be practical, or clever. In the end she finally appreciated her life and family. When we're young, we think we know everything.

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Trent Latta But wasn't her entire life about being practical? It was her abstract ideas - the commune, her early love of Valentine and books, her love affairs - t ...more
May 13, 2014 09:43AM

I don't think you see any evidence that she is, except for her passing her exams and doing well enough to get a scholarship. That was one of my issues with this book.


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