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Top Girls, Paperback / softback Book

Top Girls Paperback / softback

Part of the Acting Edition S. series

Paperback / softback

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Marlene has been promoted to managing director of a London employment agency and is celebrating.

The symbolic luncheon is attended by women in legend or history who offer perspectives on maternity and ambition.

In a time warp, these ladies are also her co-workers, clients, and relatives.

Marlene, like her famous guests, has had to pay a price to ascend from proletarian roots to the executive suite: she has become, figuratively speaking, a male oppressor and even coaches female clients on adopting odious male traits.

Marlene has also abandoned her illegitimate and dull-witted daughter.

Her emotional and sexual life has become as barren as Lady Macbeth's.

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