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By Kate Elizabeth Russell
- Feb. 16, 2021
ALL GIRLSBy Emily Layden
The main figure in Emily LaydenвЂ™s first novel is Atwater, maybe perhaps not someone but a location: an all-girls boarding school in northwest Connecticut. an organization steeped in tradition and prestige, it is the types of college in which the rich and effective deliver their daughters. The educational requirements are high, the campus is breathtaking вЂ” and the management is working with an intimate attack lawsuit from an alumna who was simply raped by an instructor twenty years ago.
We learn this within the opening pages of вЂњAll Girls,вЂќ whenever yard signs reading вЂњA Rapist Functions HereвЂќ appear around city on AtwaterвЂ™s move-in time, strategically placed so families driving into the college are going become confronted by the allegation.