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The type-writer girl

Grant Allen

The type-writer girl

by Grant Allen

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGrant Allen (writing as Olive Pratt Rayner) ; edited by Clarissa J. Suranyi
ContributionsSuranyi, Clarissa J.
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17151225M
ISBN 101551115298

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Betsey is a woman who longed for an independent life but living in a man’s world has made that difficult/5(36). All in all, The Type-writer Girl is a quick, easy read--so don't let the publication date fool you, not every "old" book is written in the florid manner of Dickens or James/5(2).

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A typewriter girl, she is hired to transcribe his weathered journal and the memories his scarred hand can no longer write down. Stark is a rugged adventurer now back from the Klondike Gold Rush, where he found gold and tragedy, too/5. The book told the story of an independent woman who has a child out of wedlock.

It became a bestseller. Secondly, his novel The Type-writer Girl, which he wrote under the name Olive Pratt Rayner. It is the story of Juliet Appleton, a well-read young woman who becomes a type-writer girl (secretary) when her father passes away/5(6). The Type-Writer Girl () is one of only two novels he wrote under a female pseudonym, possibly to lend credibility to his first-person female narrator.

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The Type-Writer Girl invokes tensions 3/5(1). The information about The Typewriter Girl shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. The Typewriter Girl by Alison Atlee - A passionate historical debut novel about a young woman in turn-of-the-century England who finds love and independence at a Released on: Janu THE TYPE-WRITER GIRL By Olive Pratt Rayner Contents I.

Introduces a Latter-day Heroine II. The Struggle for Life III. Environment Wins IV. The Choice of a Patron V. Vive l'Anarchie. The Inner Brotherhood VII. A Mutinous Mutineer VIII. Called "Of Accidents" IX. I Play Carmen X. Sic me Servavit Apollo. A Sail on the Horizon. LibriVox recording of The Type-Writer Girl, by Grant Allen (under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner).

Read by Grant Hurlock. "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young lady, crushed between classes above and below, and left with scarce a chance of earning her bread with decency.". The Type-Writer Girl () is one of only two novels he wrote under a female pseudonym, possibly to lend credibility to his first-person female narrator.

The Type-Writer Girl invokes tensions typical of the fin de siècle concerning evolution, technology, and the role of women.5/5(1). Get this from a library. The type-writer girl. [Grant Allen] -- "Juliet Appleton is an officer's daughter who is forced to make her own way in the world after her father's death.

Having been trained in typewriting and shorthand, she obtains employment at a law. The Type-Writer Girl Grant Allen. Narrator LibriVox Community.

Publisher: LibriVox. 0 0 0 Summary (under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner) "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young lady, crushed between classes above and below, and left with scarce a chance of earning her bread with decency.".

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The Type-Writer Girl Grant ALLEN ( - ) (under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner) "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young lady, crushed between classes above and below, and left with scarce a chance of earning her bread with decency.".the typwriter girl give my money and time wasted on this bland, boring, story.

even Roslyn Landor's great performance couldn't keep me interested. Author lacked the imagination and creativity. I wonder why some people insist on writing a book?When Betsey disembarks from the London train in the seaside resort of Idensea, all she owns is a small valise and a canary in a cage.

After attempting to forge a letter of reference she knew would be denied her, Betsey has been fired from the typing pool of her previous employer.

Her vigorous protest left one man wounded, another jilted, and her character permanently besmirched.