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0008153817
Hardback:A single thread:2019 A single thread
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Author: Chevalier
Publication year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: The Borough Press
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780008153816 0008153817
Description:
It is 1932, and the losses of the First World War are still keenly felt. Violet Speedwell, mourning for both her fiance and her brother and regarded by society as a 'surplus woman' unlikely to marry, resolves to escape her suffocating mother and strike out alone. A new life awaits her in Winchester. Yes, it is one of draughty boarding-houses and sidelong glances at her naked ring finger from younger colleagues; but it is also a life gleaming with independence and opportunity. Violet falls in with the broderers, a disparate group
Additional information: 352 pages, 23 cm
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The first book by this author I have read.Very impressed with the use of real place names so you can follow the journeys on a map.Very well paced.Arthur is a very appropriate name for the paramour.Good coverage of Winchester.
20/09/19
johnwickens
West Sussex
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