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Hearts and Minds By Rosy Thornton

Hearts and Minds by Rosy Thornton

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With insight, humour and a great deal of affection, Rosy Thornton reveals the idiosyncrasies of life in a Cambridge college and the pitfalls of being a man in a woman's world.

Hearts and Minds Summary

Hearts and Minds by Rosy Thornton

St Radegund's College, Cambridge, which admits only women students, breaks with one hundred and sixty years of tradition by appointing a man, former BBC executive James Rycarte, as its new Head of House. As Rycarte fights to win over the Fellowship in the face of opposition from a group of feminist dons, the Senior Tutor, Dr Martha Pearce, faces her own battles: an academic career in stagnation, a depressed teenage daughter and a marriage which may be foundering. Meanwhile, the college library is susbiding into the fen mud and the students are holding a competition to see who can 'get a snog off the Dean'. The question on everyone's lips is how long will Rycarte survive at St Radegunds without someone's help?

Hearts and Minds Reviews

Praise for Rosy Thornton: 'This first novel from Rosy Thornton is something of an achievement * Daily Telegraph *
Thornton's debut is charming and funny * Glasgow Evening Times *
A charming well-written book, full of sweet anecdotes and humorous stories * Belfast Sunday Life *
Funny, original and clever - I loved it * Penny Vincenzi *

About Rosy Thornton

Rosy Thornton is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and a former Fellow of New Hall, Cambridge. She lives in a village nearby with her partner and their two daughters.

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Hearts and Minds by Rosy Thornton
Used - Like New
Headline Publishing Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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