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Dorothy M. Richardson


Backwater is the second installment in Dorothy M. Richardson’s pioneering sequence of autobiographical novels, Pilgrimage.

Returning from Germany after the events of the first novel, Pointed Roofs, Miriam Henderson, now eighteen years old, takes a position as a teacher in a North London suburban school. While there she must manage her doubts and fears about her own future, while negotiating changes and difficulties in her own family.

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