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Birmingham Blitz

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 448 Nombre de pages
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Préface As the bombs fall, can she keep her family together? Annie Murray was born in Berkshire and read English at St John's Coll... Lire la suite
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Préface
As the bombs fall, can she keep her family together?

Auteur

Annie Murray was born in Berkshire and read English at St John's College, Oxford. Her first 'Birmingham' novel, Birmingham Rose, hit The Times bestseller list when it was published in 1995. She has subsequently written many other successful novels, including The Bells of Bournville Green, sequel to the bestselling Chocolate Girls, and A Hopscotch Summer. Annie has four children and lives near Reading.



Texte du rabat

1939: Genie Watkins has always dreamed of having a proper happy family. She pines for the one that her friend Teresa has. But with the outbreak of war, her already rocky family faces challenges and risks falling apart completely . . .

Under Birmingham skies darkened by blackout Genie shares her fears and hopes with Teresa. She tries to make light of it all, against the odds, and keeps her spirits up with her nan and glamorous Auntie Lil. But just as Genie is trying to keep everyone else together, she is distracted by matters of the heart. It's a dangerous time for the country and an even more perilous time to fall in love . . .

'A tale of passion and empathy which will keep you hooked'
Woman's Own



Résumé

An unmissable and much-loved favourite, Birmingham Blitz by Annie Murray is the tale of everyday courage and determination in wartime Britain.

August 1939. Genie Watkins, a Birmingham kid, would love to have a proper happy family like her Italian friend, Teresa. But Genie hasn't reckoned with the outbreak of war, her already rocky family being split up and the strangely liberating effect it all has on her mother . . .

Under Birmingham skies darkened by blackout Genie shares her fears and hopes with Teresa, keeps her spirits up with her nan and glamorous auntie Lil, and tries to hold her family together. And amid it all, she discovers love . . .

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Birmingham Blitz
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781509807888
ISBN: 978-1-5098-0788-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Pan macmillan Ltd.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 448
Poids: 322g
Taille: H197mm x B130mm x T27mm
Année: 2017