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The Torontonians

by Phyllis Brett Young

The Torontonians Synopsis

First published in 1960, the classic feminist novel about a desperate housewife.

The Torontonians Press Reviews

Karen Whitney is a heroine who can excite the interest of almost any civilized woman today ... In a growing catalogue of books that have been probing the sweet life of suburbia, Mrs. Young's stands out as both wise and witty. The New York Times, July 23 Read not simply as a novel but as a social commentary, The Torontonians offers a fresh perspective on the conceits and preoccupations of a city that still believes itself to be perched at the very edge of modernity Amy Lavender Harris, EyeWeekly, Decemb A revelation ... with vivid details about where we came from and the shape of things to come ... The relevance to today is remarkable. San Grewal, The Toronto Star, January 26, 2008

Book Information

ISBN: 9780773533240
Publication date: 20th September 2007
Author: Phyllis Brett Young
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 358 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Phyllis Brett Young

Phyllis Brett Young (1914 - 1996) is the author of six works of fiction. Her novels, including Psyche, The Torontonians, Undine, and A Question of Judgement, have appeared in numerous editions and languages in Canada, the United States, and Europe.

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