Birth date: March 02, 1908
Died: July 23, 1980
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I've finished The Great Fortune, the first of the three books that make up this trilogy. ‘Such a war! An unexploded squib of a war! What folly ever to start it. The great nations think only of power. They do not think of the ones who suffer for such a war.’ War has well-and-truly broken out, an...
bookshelves: autumn-2015, hardback, paper-read, under-50-ratings, published-1955, lit-richer, london, britain-england, chelsea, art-forms, coming-of-age Read on September 20, 2015 Description: Eighteen-year-old Ellie has come to London in search of adventure. Quintin, finds her a job in fashion...
bookshelves: re-read, spring-2011, play-dramatisation, published-1981, wwii, war Read from April 04 to 11, 2011 ** spoiler alert ** A re-read via Stars Joanna Lumley.http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/... " Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939, just as Europe is ab...
A re-read via Stars Joanna Lumley.http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0101gl8/Fortunes_of_War_Episode_1/