The Eliot Girls : A Novel

The Eliot Girls: A Novel

Krista Bridge
$22.95


Short-listed for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Amazon First Novel Award.

A gripping debut teeming with drama and scathing insight into the world of an all-girl private high school. For years, Audrey Brindle has dreamed of attending George Eliot Academy, the school where her mother, Ruth, has taught for a decade. But when she is finally admitted, she discovers a place of sly bullying and ferocious intolerance. Ruth, meanwhile, finds her world upended by the arrival of a new teacher, Henry Winter.

An acutely observed exploration of ambition, betrayal, and cruelty, The Eliot Girls deftly explores the intimacies and injustices of privileged female adolescence and the relationship of a mother and daughter for whom life will never be the same.


Prize(s): Short-listed Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Award (2013), Short-listed Amazon First Novel Award (2014) 


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781553659822
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 336 pp
Publication Date: 24/05/2013
BISAC Subject(s):: FIC019000-FICTION / Literary,FIC043000-FICTION / Coming of Age 
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Short-listed for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Amazon First Novel Award.

A gripping debut teeming with drama and scathing insight into the world of an all-girl private high school. For years, Audrey Brindle has dreamed of attending George Eliot Academy, the school where her mother, Ruth, has taught for a decade. But when she is finally admitted, she discovers a place of sly bullying and ferocious intolerance. Ruth, meanwhile, finds her world upended by the arrival of a new teacher, Henry Winter.

An acutely observed exploration of ambition, betrayal, and cruelty, The Eliot Girls deftly explores the intimacies and injustices of privileged female adolescence and the relationship of a mother and daughter for whom life will never be the same.


Prize(s): Short-listed Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Award (2013), Short-listed Amazon First Novel Award (2014) 

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Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781553659822
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 336 pp
Publication Date: 24/05/2013
BISAC Subject(s):: FIC019000-FICTION / Literary,FIC043000-FICTION / Coming of Age 
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