In this short story by Katherine Mansfield, an unidentified narrator is left in charge of Mrs. RaddickA??s children while their mother keeps her friend, Mrs. MacEwen, company at the casino. At twelve, Hennie is delighted with everything the world has to offerA??an English bulldog, a cup of chocolate, a pineapple creamA??while his sister is bored. Touching and funny, A??The Young GirlA? depicts youthA??s bewilderment with the world of grown-ups and impatience to get there.
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by Katherine Mansfield
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