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An Awfully Big Adventure Summary
Beryl Bainbridge

Everything you need to understand or teach An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge.

  • An Awfully Big Adventure Summary & Study Guide
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  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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An Awfully Big Adventure Summary

Plot Summary

Stella lives with her Uncle Vernon and Aunt Lily in their boarding house in Liverpool, England. She is a willful young woman with a lively imagination. Stella is unable to complete her formal schooling due to her inability to concentrate on her studies. Uncle Vernon is sure that the theater is a perfect way to channel her imagination and her emotions. He uses his connections with the theater manager's brother to get Stella an audition.

Almost immediately, Stella is infatuated with the theater's handsome director, Meredith Potter, who hires her as an apprentice. She runs errands, works backstage, does a bit of acting and performs a number of other duties. The members of the theater company are soon charmed by Stella. She is very talkative and loves to tell stories. They enjoy her napve attempts at sophistication and her bright, bold spirit. Stella is delighted to be welcomed...

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