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Published by Flamingo in (London) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Duckworth, 1972.

StatementBeryl Bainbridge.
The Physical Object
Pagination158p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20938799M
ISBN 100006540996

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Complete summary of Beryl Bainbridge's Harriet Said. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Harriet Said.   "Harriet Said", by Ms. Beryl Bainbridge is an amazing study of two young women and how mischief is just the beginning of a trip that ends with what we would hope was madness.4/5(1). This is a short, expertly conceived and consummated horror story which you read in the anticipation of what Harriet will say and do and it is to the author's credit that via her two girls -- tempting forces beyond their control -- she has made it seem as likely as it is unnatural, . Harriet Said: A Novel by Beryl Bainbridge My rating: 5 of 5 stars. I came across Beryl Bainbridge’s work after reading about her in the New York Times a few months ago. I was intrigued by the woman, her life, and her writing. And so I picked up Harriet Said: A Novel, which was Bainbridge’s first novel. The book was one of the best I’ve.