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Guard your daughters

Diana Tutton

Guard your daughters

by Diana Tutton

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Published by Cedric Chivers Ltd in Bath (Portway, Bath, Somerset) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London, Chatto and Windus, 1953.

StatementDiana Tutton.
SeriesPortway reprints
The Physical Object
Pagination(5),246p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17404343M
ISBN 100855940255
OCLC/WorldCa16209457

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This is Your Daughter’s Brain on Fiction With classic children’s’ pastimes dying to the habits of the digital age, we’ll do anything to get our kids noses out of screens. It’s a rare and valuable thing to pull them out of the virtual world and into the real world where they get exercise for their bodies and minds!   I’d kind of dropped out of the loop a bit with Persephone books but Diana Tutton’s Guard Your Daughters was prominently displayed in the Cambridge Heffers just before Christmas so I bought a copy and raced through it in a couple of days. This post-war novel features one of those bohemian, female-centred households consisting of five sisters and narrated by nineteen year old Morgan who Author: Vintage Reading.

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On the surface, Guard Your Dughters concerns the Harvey family, and its five daughters. Brought up "eccentrically" - without a telephone, car, or refrigerator, and without attending school -in s England, the Harvey girls enjoy their secluded circumstances and Having read about this novel in advance of Persephone Press' reprinting, I was /5(45).

Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton is a novel about a family of five daughters living in the country – or rather four daughters since one has recently escaped by marrying and it is Morgan, Cressida, Teresa and Thisbe who are still at home with their parents.

Their mother stops her daughters going to school or making friends. Guard Your Daughters is so warm, so funny, so lively and delightful. It’s a warm blanket of a novel, but never cloying or sentimental.

Basically, if you have any affection for I Capture the Castle, you’ll feel the same about Guard Your Daughters. I’m going to go one step further. I think it’s better than I Capture the Castle. There. Guard Your Daughters on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Guard Your Daughters5/5(1). Guard Your Daughters deals with the unconventional upbringing of five daughters. Five daughters, who despite a lack of formal education, shine in different ways. Their father is an eminent detective novel writer, their mother is a delicate lady, suffering from unknown neuroses- the main one being the relative sequestration of her daughters from.

Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton is a novel about a family of five daughters living in the country – or rather four daughters since one has recently escaped by marrying and it is Morgan, Cressida, Teresa and Thisbe who are still at home with their parents.

Their mother stops her daughters going to school or making friends.5/5(2). Guard Your Daughters: now a Persephone. StuckinaBook All December 4, December 3, 17 Comments I’ve been meaning to write this post for a few weeks, so please don’t take delay as a sign of lack of excitement – because Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton has been reprinted by Persephone – and I’ve been quoted in it!.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tutton, Diana. Guard your daughters. London, Chatto, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type. The lovely Rachel of Book Snob sent me Diana Tutton’s Guard Your Daughters, a book that is reminiscent of, but not nearly as good as, I Capture the Castle.

The five Harvey sisters have grown up rather isolated, with their invalid mother and their father, a famous mystery writer. The eldest, Pandora, was recently married, and now the next two girls, Morgan (our narrator) and Thisbe, are sort. ‘Guard Your Daughters’ is an interesting little book that took me awhile to track down, as it’s been out of print for some time.

It’s about a family in rural England who have five daughters, all of whom are sheltered with the exception of the eldest, who is married and living in London/5(5).

Here is the bad news, insof ar as it is bad news.I am not enthusiastic about Guard Your Daughers. I think it reads like a good children's book based on I Capture the that it is a bad thing to be a good children's boook. Tutton's style is blunter than Smith's, and her narrator, Morgan, lacks Cassandr a's gift for witty dialogue, shaping dramatic scenes, and portraying believ able Author: Frisbee.

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Guard Your Daughters is the story of the Harvey family--five sisters, a father who is a famous author, and a fragile mother. They live a very isolated. Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton ~ This edition: The Reprint Society, Hardcover pages.

My rating: This is one of the more difficult ratings I’ve had to mull over in the eight months since I’ve started this blog.I’m going to say, after much consideration, 6/ That rating may change if I can get my hands on some of the author’s other works; I am curious to see her.

Tutton wrote three novels: Guard Your Daughters was the first, infollowed by Mamma in and The Young Ones in The latter two seem edgier -- Mamma is about an older woman's affair with her son-in-law, and The Young Ones is about incest.

Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Simon raved about it, Rachel adored it, and I think we were all convinced I was going to be equally enraptured by Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton.

But to my surprise as much as anyone’s, I was not. Published inGuard Your Daughters centers on the Harvey girls who live in rural isolation with their mystery author father and hyper-sensitive mother. Diana Tutton’s book is full of the small details of a life restricted by a strong willed parent, aided and abetted by a loving father.

This review copy, for which many thanks to Persephone, was not always easy to read because of its strength as the story of girls growing up in a sort of loving captivity. 'Guard Your Daughters' is a forgotten book by a forgotten author: I couldn't find any information about Diana Tutton, but she deseves to be better known, and there must be some publisher out there prepared to reissue this wonderful novel - it would.

Guard Your Daughters is a very funny novel, not without its moments of seriousness and pain, but above all Tutton has created wonderfully lively, likeable characters.

It is wholly charming and delightful, without being fey or sentimental, and I'll be re-reading it often.4/5(6). This book was funny, and lovely, and wise, and I'm sure it will always rank among my favorite Persephones (as will its endpaper).

Guard Your Daughters, by Diana Tutton Persephone Books (originally published in ) Borrowed from the college library. Persephone Book No. Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton A forum for Persephone readers where we write about a new book every month.

This multi-faceted, fundamentally dark novel, struck me at first, I confess, as a mixture of Enid Blyton and Ivy Compton-Burnett.You can find many more reviews of Guard Your Daughters on book are enthusiastic and others critical. Many of them make comparisons with I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith.I think the family is akin to the Bretton family at Quayles in The Wedding Group by Elizabeth Taylor.

Guard Your Daughters by Diana Tutton first published in and reissued by Persephone in pp.