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5.0 out of 5 stars Synopsis from back cover, 28 Oct. 2008
This review is from: She's Leaving Home (Paperback)
Helen Majinsky is sixteen, Jewish and confused. She is also in love, like every Merseyside schoolgirl, with four mop-topped young men, seduced by the Cavern Club and the exciting sound of 1963. In the year The Beatles have the world at their feet, Helen dreams secretly of reaching university and leaving Liverpool.

Her Liverpool. Her world. For a grammar school girl to even consider a future outside the city is to break taboos stronger than the Mersey undertow, and as the prospect of a place at Oxbridge shimmers into view, Helen knows she is restrained by the very forces of stability she longs to escape. But when love intervenes, with Michael Levison, a locally stationed US serviceman, Helen finds the means to break the chains of the old life, and her guide through the hidden dangers of the new....
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4.0 out of 5 stars good, 18 July 2001
This review is from: She's Leaving Home (Paperback)
i thouroughly enjoyed this book and was able to emphasise with the characters and cared what happened to them it was very well written and captured the difficulties facing young people especially women, at that time. i was disapointed to finish the book and found myself wondering what happened to helen and her family
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5.0 out of 5 stars A really good read with what appeared to be quite a bit ..., 2 Jan. 2015
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A really good read with what appeared to be quite a bit of autobiography in it. Left me wondering why relgious groups make such a difficult life for themselves (and, not in this case, for others)
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5.0 out of 5 stars An almost biographical in novel form., 30 Aug. 2013
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An extremely enjoyable book starting in the 1960s. I learned so much about how difficult it was to be a Jew and to want to move into new experiences, readily open to English prople.
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5.0 out of 5 stars gift, 19 Feb. 2013
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Bought this for my Grandma. She says she expected it to be ''fancy pansy romance crap, but it was actually very enjoyable.'' lol
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