- By Josephine Elder

The Scholarship Girl at Cambridge

  • Title: The Scholarship Girl at Cambridge
  • Author: Josephine Elder
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 292
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Scholarship Girl at Cambridge Aged Monica Baxter who was Head Prefect and Head of Games at Greystones wins a scholarship to Cambridge Although Elder calls the college Girnham it is obviously meant to be Girton Monica is acco

    Aged 18, Monica Baxter, who was Head Prefect and Head of Games at Greystones, wins a scholarship to Cambridge Although Elder calls the college Girnham it is obviously meant to be Girton Monica is accompanied by her great friend, Francesca Both girls are keen hockey players and become well known by the senior students because of this However, an unwise friendship on MonAged 18, Monica Baxter, who was Head Prefect and Head of Games at Greystones, wins a scholarship to Cambridge Although Elder calls the college Girnham it is obviously meant to be Girton Monica is accompanied by her great friend, Francesca Both girls are keen hockey players and become well known by the senior students because of this However, an unwise friendship on Monica s part casts a shadow over her first two years, and causes a rift between her and Francesca Nonetheless, by her third year Monica has grown in maturity and has come to realise who her true friends are.

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    1. A charming story about young girls experiencing new things at Girnham College, Cambridge in the 1920s. The writing is wonderful, sort of Enid Blyton and PG Wodehouse (I seem to relate Wodehouse to many books I enjoy) Monica is a fun, vivacious scholarship student who attends Girnham (the consensus is that the College is modelled just on Girton, not Newnham) along with her school chum Francesca. There, she meets a variety of fun and exciting characters and becomes a part of their group. They go e [...]

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