The Girl in the Polka-dot Dress

The Girl in the Polka-dot Dress

Large Print - 2011
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In 1968, Rose sets off for the United States to meet a man she knows as Washington Harold. In a country rocked by rising violence, they join forces in search of the elusive Dr Wheeler, whom Rose credits with rescuing her from a terrible childhood.
Publisher: [Bath] : Windsor/Paragon, 2011.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781445858999
9781445858982
Characteristics: 171 p. (large print) ; 25 cm.

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uncommonreader
Aug 21, 2013

Bainbridge's last novel was completed after her death by her publisher and as a result, the reader is left with some nagging, unanswered questions. At the end of the book is a reproduction of a newspaper article about a girl in a polka dot dress present at Robert Kennedy's assassination. Dark humour and somewhat odd, but nevertheless worth reading.

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zola7
Sep 16, 2011

The last book from the wonderful Beryl Bainbridge. Her passing is a great loss, but she has left her legacy of quirky, imaginative tales of the twentieth century for us to remember her by.

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