Diary of a Lost Girl
The young Thymian, herself still a child, is seduced by her father′s assistant. After the birth of her illegitimate baby, her family puts her into a home. There she suffers with her fellow inmates under the control of a sadistical couple. Helped by the young poor Earl Osdorff she runs away and ends up in an urban brothel. She begins to like it there and becomes the focus of interest in a different and exciting world.
To help a customer of the brothel financially, Thymian is auctioned off at a nightclub. Her father witnesses this personally and dies shortly thereafter. Meinert, her seducer, buys her father′s pharmacy to pay her off. Now the Earl becomes interested in Thymian due to her heir to the estate. He marries her but on hearing the news that Thymian donated all the money to her stepmother′s children, he commits suicide.
Now that she has become the Countess she meets the rich uncle of her deceased husband who takes care of her. Together with him and other ladies of the high society Thymian visits the same home, where she reveals that she herself was a former inmate and furthermore the hypocrisy of the couple in charge.
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