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Take a Girl Like You - Amis, Kingsley, and Lorentzen, Christian (Introduction by)
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In Kingsley Amis's Take A Girl Like You, twenty year old Jenny Bunn is supernally beautiful and stubbornly chaste, which is why Patrick Standish, an arrogant schoolmaster, wants her so much. This perceptive coming of age novel about a northern girl who moves south, wants to fit in and yet wants to preserve her principles, challenges our assumptions about the battle of the sexes and classes in Britain. It is a story about 'the squalid business of the man and the woman' and 'the most wonderful thing that had ever happened' to ...

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Take a Girl Like You 2015, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781590177600

Trade paperback

Take A Girl Like You 2013, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141194271

Mass-market paperback

Take a Girl Like You 2000, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140290806

Media tie-in

Paperback

Take a Girl Like You 1976, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140018486

Trade paperback

Take a Girl Like You 1970, Signet Book

ISBN-13: 9780451042392

Mass-market paperback

Take a Girl Like You 1960, David & Charles

ISBN-13: 9780575002524

Hardcover