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A brief affair
A brief affair
Leroy, Margaret2015
Articles
September 1940. England is a war once again and London has become an ever-fragile place for widowed Livia Ripley and her two young daughters, Polly and Eliza. When Livia meets charismatic publisher Hugo Ballantyne, she is hopeful that her life is about to change for the better. But as clouds gather in the clear autumn sky, the wail of the siren heralds the arrival of the Luftwaffe. As the raids intensify, Livia volunteers to be warden at the invitation of enigmatic Justin Connelly. Here she experiences the true reality and despair of war, a contrast to the world of comfort and cocktails provided in fleeting afternoons at the Balfour Hotel with Hugo. And ultimately, Livia discovers a strength she never knew she had that will give her the power to save those she loves.
Main title:
A brief affair / Margaret Leroy.
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Imprint:
London : Sphere, 2015.London : Sphere, 2015.
Collation:
368 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN:
9780751551785 (pbk)
Dewey class:
823.92
Language:
English
BRN:
1783478
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