Dear Mrs. Bird
A NovelBook - 2018
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Set during WWII London, you'll follow Emmeline Lake as she does her part. Delightful!
ArapahoeAlice Jan 28, 2019
Set in 1940 England about a year after World War II started in England.
A 23-year old woman wants to be a war correspondent, but ends up getting a job she didn't expect. Lively, well-depicted characters, good humor.
The book lets you feel what it was like to be young in London in the midst... Read More »
ArapahoeKati adored this. It was like WWII Bridget Jones—witty, fun, engaging and full of great Britishisms (like dicky tummy for stomachache!). What a delightful novel. Highly recommended.
I adored this. It was like WWII Bridget Jones, witty, fun, engaging and full of great Britishisms (like dicky tummy for stomachache!). What a delightful novel. Highly recommend. ArapahoeKati
ArapahoeKati Aug 13, 2018
I adored this. It was like WWII Bridget Jones, witty, fun, engaging and full of great Britishisms (like dicky tummy for stomachache!). What a delightful novel. Highly recommend.
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For anyone else I would have described it as lurking, but somehow Mr. Collins could pull off standing around in what should be a suspicious manner. He had a journalist’s ability to make himself unnoticeable.
After a big raid it was always sad to see flattened buildings and burnt-out churches which had stood for hundreds of years, but there was something rather triumphant about the monuments and statues, even the parks and big department stores that were still there, getting on with things. The Luftwaffe may have been trying to blast us to pieces, but everyone just kept getting back up. And when you saw that they hadn’t even managed to dent Big Ben and we’d stopped them from burning down St. Paul’s, it did put a smile back on your face.
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