Poor Cow by Nell Dunn

"Poor Cow" is a novel that follows the life of Joy, a young woman living in London who struggles with poverty and the challenges of being a single mother. The narrative explores the harsh realities of working-class life in the 1960s, highlighting Joy's relationships with men, her dreams of a better life, her resilience in the face of adversity, and her love for her son. The novel offers a gritty, realistic portrayal of the struggles faced by women in a society marked by gender inequality and class disparities.

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