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The Enduring Appeal of Girls' Schools Stories 23 Aug 2006
Were you a Chalet school or an Abbey girl? Did you long to be a boarder at St Clare's and play tricks on Mademoiselle, or perhaps you wanted to join the Marlow family at Kingscote School and win the Form Tidiness Prize?

With more and more women becoming interested in this genre of bygone childhood, Jane Little examines the enduring appeal of gym slip fiction with Rev Clarissa Cridland, co-founder of Girls Gone By Publishers, who've re-published some of the most popular girls' fiction from the twentieth century and Sue Sims, co-author of The Encyclopaedia of Girls' Schools Stories.
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