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Just As It Was

Lucy Scholes

‘Unnatural is as fitting a term as any to describe the life Athill went on to lead, in that the choices she makes continually push against the conventions of her upbringing, class and gender. ’

Lucy Scholes

Lucy Scholes is a critic based in London. She writes about books, film and art for The Financial TimesThe Telegraph, NYR DailyThe New York Times Book ReviewLiterary Hub and Granta, among other publications. She writes ‘Re-Covered’, a monthly column for the Paris Review about out-of-print and forgotten books that shouldn't be, and is the Managing Editor of the literary magazine, The Second Shelf: Rare Books and Words by Women.

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