The original SEX AND THE CITY. First published in 1963, THE GROUP, set in the 1930s, follows the lives of eight college friends as they begin their adult lives.
THE GROUP follows eight graduates from exclusive Vassar College as they find love and heartbreak, forge careers, gossip and party in 1930s Manhattan.
THE GROUP can be seen as the original SEX AND THE CITY. It is the first novel to frankly portray women's real lives, exploring subjects such as sex, contraception, motherhood and marriage.
A brilliant novel: honest, engaging and sharp as a tack - Sarah Waters
One of my favourite books ever - India Knight
Lively, vivid and exceedingly entertaining - Sunday Times
Juicy, shocking, witty, and almost continually brilliant - Cosmopolitan
Her greatest novel...marvellous...a prophetic book which set the scene...for the novels of protest and liberation in the next decade - Independent
Scalpel-keen prose, honed on ruthless wit and insight - Observer
She is a sparkler, a very funny, very savage moralist, and a brilliant mimic - SPECTATOR