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The Guineveres, by Sarah Domet

The Guineveres: A Novel - Sarah Domet

The girls in Sarah Domet’s The Guineveres have so much going against them. They’ve been abandoned by their parents to the tender mercies of Catholic nuns. The nuns do their best, but their best includes lectures on how sinful these girls are and lots of punitive chores. The girls are always a little hungry, a little cold, and have to go without the comfort of anyone’s affection. Their only goal is to escape the convent, but most of their plans are like unfunny versions of the Underpants Gnomes’ plan. The Guineveres, narrated by Vere, covers the last years the four Guineveres lived at the convent and how they eventually left...

 

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