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A World of Girls: The Story of a School

by L. T. Meade

It follows the lives of a group of girls who attend a prestigious boarding school in England. Written in 1886, the book explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the struggles of growing up. The story is centered around the character of Jeanie, a young girl who arrives at the school as a new student. She quickly befriends a group of girls who become her closest confidantes as they navigate the challenges of academic competition and social pressures. As the girls grow and mature, they face a series of trials and tribulations, including illness, family troubles, and romantic entanglements. Through it all, they rely on each other for support and learn the true value of friendship. "A World of Girls" is notable for its portrayal of strong, independent female characters at a time when such depictions were rare in literature. It has remained a popular and influential work for over a century, inspiring numerous adaptations and spin-offs. Overall, this novel is a heartwarming and engaging coming-of-age story that has stood the test of time. Its exploration of the bonds of friendship and the struggles of growing up continue to resonate with readers of all ages.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1886

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L. T. Meade was the pseudonym of Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith, a prolific writer of girls' stories. She was born in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland, daughter of Rev. R. T. Meade, of Nohoval, County Co...

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