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Diary of an Ordinary Woman Margaret Forster Presents The Edited Diary Of A Woman, Born In 1901, Whose Life Spans The Twentieth Century On The Eve Of The Great War, Millicent King Begins To Keep Her Journal And Vividly Records The Dramas Of Everyday Life In A Family Touched By War, Tragedy, And Money Troubles From Bohemian London To Rome In The 1920s Her Story Moves On To Social Work And The Build Up To Another War, In Which She Drives Ambulances Through The Bombed Streets Of London.Here Is Twentieth Century Woman In Close Up Coping With The Tragedies And Upheavals Of Women S Lives From WWI To Greenham Common And Beyond A Triumph Of Resolution And Evocation, This Is A Beautifully Observed Story Of An Ordinary Woman S Life A Narrative Where Every Word Rings True.


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10 thoughts on “Diary of an Ordinary Woman

  1. says:

    Millicent King was a woman ahead of her time Feisty and independent from a very young age, she refused two proposals of marriage because she wanted to do something important but nonetheless embarked on a long term, secret, and passionate affair with one of her suit


  2. says:

    I picked up a used copy of this in the UK in Blackwell s in Oxford, I think , solely on the basis of having liked Lady s Maid and Forster s biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning I m glad I picked it up, because it s very good and happened to hit exactly the mood I was i


  3. says:

    Sometimes when you buy a book, it turns out that you re setting aside a gift for your future self I bought this book almost two and a half years ago in a Charing Cross Road bookshop during my first trip to London and it s sat on my bookshelves ever since then I don t know what p


  4. says:

    I did not have high expectations of this book the title and the author s reputation persuaded me in advance that it would be light reading And indeed it was However, I have to admit to enjoying it farthan I expected The author claims at the start that she met the diarist, Millicent Kin


  5. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Like many other readers I initially thought Diary of an Ordinary Woman was a real diary and I was disappointed to discover that it is in fact a novel After I recovered from this disappointment I enjoyed the book a


  6. says:

    My mom recommended this and I absolutely loved it It s the diaries of a woman growing up through the wars in England, and spanning like Any Human Heart her whole life Clearly there s something about the diary memoir style that I really love Anyway, this book really showed me what things were like to


  7. says:

    I somehow didn t notice the word novel on the front cover and assumed the story was real This only slightly changed my opinion on the book still an interesting book but I would have loved her to have been real.


  8. says:

    Millicent King was just an ordinary woman who lived through two world wars and the devastating loss that entails, into the age of anti nuclear, anti war, feminist protests and marches of the 1960 s and 1970 s and even beyond She was an early feminist, in her own way, who lived an unconventional, independent life,


  9. says:

    I have a dim recollection of really enjoying Private Papers by the same author, but was not as impressed by this The notion that is the edited diary of a real person, introduced by a fictional prologue with the author narrating as herself, was unconvincing, and the editorial notes throughout seemed merely a means of avo


  10. says:

    First half of the book I couldn t put it down, second half really dragged out too much and I found myself skimming pages towards the end The first half was all about Millicent herself as it should have been, but towards the end it was all about Connie and others and got quite boring Really enjoyed the earlier descriptions of l


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