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2 edition of L-shaped room. found in the catalog.

L-shaped room.

Lynne Reid Banks

L-shaped room.

by Lynne Reid Banks

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B2173 L2, PR6052.A486 L2
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5820873M
LC Control Number61007008
OCLC/WorldCa4225102

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  Based on the hugely successful book, written by Lynne Reid Banks, The L-Shaped Room is a British classic, written and directed by Bryan Forbes (Whistle Down the Wind). Provider StudioCanal VOD. The L-Shaped Room Lynne Reid Banks' bestseller novel seemed, on the surface, to be unlikely material for a film. Largely set in the restricted area of a faded lodging house the novel had little.

The L-Shaped Room covers quite a lot of ground in its two-hour runtime, without ever really needing to leave the rundown seedy boarding house that gives the film its title, or the cafes and pubs that provide a backdrop to the drama. Dramatic is the word to describe The L-Shaped Room. Quietly dramatic/5().   “The L-Shaped Room” is based on a novel by Lynne Reid Banks. The book focused on Jane Graham, a young Englishwoman from an upper-middle-class family who rents a dreary flat in a seedy London boarding house.


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L-shaped room by Lynne Reid Banks Download PDF EPUB FB2

The L-Shaped Room is one of those books that was incredibly brave and daring for its time () and I feel like I would have perhaps enjoyed it a lot more had I read it back then. I didn't really warm to the main character Jane very much, a young pregnant woman who 4/5.

L-Shaped Room Paperback – January 1, by Lynne Reid-Banks (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lynne Reid-Banks Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: I've spent the past day or two reading The L-Shaped Room obsessively. I wonder if I'm the only man who's ever L-shaped room. book it. Something tells me it was primarily a woman's book, but I don't know, plenty of boys read The Indian in the Cupboard, Reid Banks' famous book for kids, and they lived to tell about it/5(6).

The L-Shaped Room Lynne Reid BanksVintage, pp, £It is interesting to return to this classic novel, first published half a century ago. The soberly told tale of Jane Graham, a middle-class girl cast adrift in seedy London in the late s, played its part in changing attitudes towards women and sex in the Sixties, as did Bryan Forbes's film adaptation, with a luminous Leslie Caron.

First published inLynne Reid Banks’ The L-Shaped L-shaped room. book is set in a London on the cusp of radical social change. Six years after the end of rationing and three years before The Beatles first number one, the book opens on ‘a greyish sort of day’ in ‘one of those gone-to-seed houses in Fulham’, painted in shades of coffee stain, soot-smeared paintwork and the yellowish tint of.

Buy The L-Shaped Room by Reid Banks, Lynne from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(67). Considered ultra-mature film fare inThe L-Shaped Room stars Leslie Caron as a unmarried, pregnant French girl. Arranging for an abortion (illegal at that time), she takes up residence in a 63%.

The L-Shaped Room by Lynne Reid Banks ~ This edition: Penguin, ISBN: Paperback. pages. My rating: 5/ Just barely. It had a few good moments, but I generally did not care for this one. Widely touted as a ground-breaking, pro-feminist, must-read novel of the early Sixties.

Lynne Reid Banks, born inand. Buy a cheap copy of The L-shaped room book. Free shipping over $ - Explore heyjude's board "The L Shaped Room" on Pinterest. See more ideas about The l shaped room, L shape and Room pins. Find books like The L-Shaped Room (Jane Graham, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The L-Shaped Room (Jane Gr. The L-Shaped Room was Lynne Reid Banks' first novel published originally in and then by Penguin inwhen Bryan Forbes wrote and directed the famous film version.

The novel tells the story, in the first person, of Jane Graham, a year-old unmarried pregnant woman, thrown out of the house by her father due to the aforementioned.

One of my ongoing, unsuccessful (and, to be fair, fairly inactive) battles is to convince Rachel that we should read The L-Shaped Room () on the Tea or Books. ’s one of my favourite books, and I’ve read it a fair few times – and it’s not often I’ll re-read a book. The L-Shaped Room () Plot.

Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. A single, pregnant woman moves into a London boarding house where she meets a group of fellow misfits. Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits.

She. Directed by Bryan Forbes. With Leslie Caron, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix. A single, pregnant woman moves into a London boarding house where she meets a /10(K). Additional Physical Format: Print version: Banks, Lynne Reid, L-shaped room.

London: Chatto & Windus, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type. Books: The L-Shaped Room (Paperback) Pregnant by accident kicked out of home by her father year-old Jane Graham goes to ground in the sort of place she feels she deserves.

She thinks she wants to hide from the world but finds out that even at the bottom of the heap friends and love can still be found and self-respect is still worth fighting /5(4). Jane is unmarried and pregnant when she is turned out by her father. She lights on a room at the top of a squalid house.

She cares nothing for it, or her neighbours. But it is these neighbours that draw her back into life - Toby, a Jewish writer, John, a jazz player, and even her landlady/5(5).

The L-Shaped Room by Banks, Lynne Reid Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping See more like this S P V 2 O N A S X L O 9 M R E K J D The L-Shaped Room, Banks, Lynee Reid, First Reprint. The L-Shaped Room (Unabridged) audiobook, by Lynne Reid Banks Jane Graham is unmarried and pregnant when she is turned out of her comfortable suburban home by her irate father.

She lights dejectedly on a bug-ridden room at the top of a squalid house in Fulham. She cares nothing for it. Nor does she care for herself or her neighbours. But it's these. Ever summer vacation, my school used to send us off with a glorious, multi-page book list.

The summer after Grade 8, The L-Shaped Room by Lynne Reid Banks began appearing on the list. The title meant nothing to me, though I recognized Banks as the author of Dark Quartet, a fictional biography of the Brontës that fascinated me long before I ever read Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights (and the.

The L-Shaped Room: Stage 6 ( Word Vocabulary) (Longman Structural Readers) (Book #1 in the Jane Graham Series)5/5(4).The Movie: There's a lot of tasteful taboo-breaking in 's The L-Shaped Room, an adaptation of Lynne Reid Banks's novel by Stepford Wives director Bryan Forbes.

The main character is a young French woman, pregnant out of wedlock, who is urged by .