Bad Girl

Bad Girl❮Ebook❯ ➭ Bad Girl ➮ Author Viña Delmar – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Picture the 1920s in America and the first thing that comes to mind might well be Gatsby gazing at a light or befeathered flappers hanging out in speakeasies The glitz and glamour version of the 1920s Picture the s in America and the first thing that comes to mind might well be Gatsby gazing at a light or befeathered flappers hanging out in speakeasies The glitz and glamour version of the s has captivated our imagination for almost a century but of course plenty of women living at the time weren't enjoying a life of cocktail strewn liberation While moral standards were changing for many young people on both sides of the Atlantic Vina Delmar's novel Bad Girl suggests from the title onwards that the risks associated with a bad reputation could still be alive and well A bestseller in its day the novel explores the realities and risks of the urban 'whirl' taking place around the novel's main protagonist Dot and her life in s Harlem Delmar debates the uestion in increasingly ironic terms of what constitutes a 'Bad Girl' and in doing so presents a cautionary tale about attitudes to class premarital sex pregnancy and childbirth in s New York. 35 really For a book I picked up expecting pulpy kitsch this was a pleasant though melancholy surprise A story of a young lower class woman’s uick marriage pregnancy in that order no matter what her jackass brother says childbirth told in a nice combo of period melodrama slice of lifeity By the authors? of the screenplays for Make Way For Tomorrow The Awful Truth Now to find the ‘31 movie version It was popular in the 20s and it's still a good book It's a story of miscommunication between a married couple who are about to have a baby It's not funny but a little sad and frustrating but still a story true to life