In the hundred years that had elapsed since I had known the world, first had come a cataclysm sweeping away the old foundations and much that had been reared upon them, and from these had gradually emerged a new society
The editors educated women to understand that the unorganised woman worker was always at the mercy of the unscrupulous employer.
These are stories of a world whose time, though not foreshadowed here, was coming to an end.
Obviously, Praed saw women of her time as damned if they did conform to society’s standards and damned if they did not.
by Anonymous. Sex is handled fearlessly and without explanation. In this respect the book may shock older generations. Nevertheless, there is no suspicion of nastiness.