Singled Out : How Two Million Women Survived without Men After the First World War
by Virginia Nicholson
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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Virginie Nicholson Choisi is the touching and beautifully told story of the women who were left alone after World War I – a remarkable generation of women who were changed by war; and in turn contributed to the evolution of society.In 1919, a generation of young women discovered that there were simply not enough men to go around, and statistics confirm this.After the 1921 Census, the press ran alarming stories about the “Women’s Surplus Problem – Two Million People Who Can Never Become Wives’This book is about these women, and how they were forced, by a tragedy of historical proportions, to stop according to men’s income, their identity and their future happiness”It is a best-seller, richly nuanced with sweets of information, insight and understanding “Daily Mail” Remarkably insightful and well documentedVirginie Nicholson produced another extraordinarily interesting, sensitive, intelligent and well written “Sunday Telegraph” This in an inspiring book, perfectly documented, well written and humanethe period is magnificently taken “Economist” Brave, humane and honest”, the Virginia Observer Nicholson was born in Newcastle-upon-TyneShe worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television and her first book, The Charleston – A Bloomsbury’s Home and Garden (written in collaboration with her father, Quentin Bell), was a Sussex account at the home of her grandmother, painter Vanessa Bell.His second book, Among the Bohemians: Life Experiences 1900-1939, was published by Penguin in 2002.She lives in Sussex.
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