Set in wartime Highgate, Westwood tells the story of Margaret Steggles, a plain bookish girl whose mother has told her that she is 'not the type that attracts men'. What she lacks for in looks she makes up for with a romantic nature and cultural aspirations - she goes to concerts at the National Gallery and is a devotee of the modern drama.
View detailed information about each copy of this item.
|Realm Library||Book||GIBB||On Shelf - Fiction|
MARC Record Data
Learn more about this item by exploring its MARC data.
Gibbons, Stella, 1902-1989.
Westwood : or the gentle powers / Stella Gibbons ; with an introduction by Lynne Truss.
London : Vintage Classic, 2011.
xv, 448 p. ; 20 cm.
Genre index term:
Series Added Entry-Uniform Title:
Explore what fellow readers on Goodreads are saying about this title.