Survivor - Lesley Pearse (Paperback)

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Description

It is 1938 and headstrong eighteen-year-old Mari Carrera leaves a gossipy small town in rural New Zealand aboard the SS Rimutaka. Rather too careless with her reputation, Mari is bound for the bustling anonymity of London - but she is all too willing to be seduced by the temptations of the glittering West End.

Product Details

Barcode
9780241961520
Department
Books
Released
17 Jul 2014
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
Lesley Pearse
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Series
Belle
Language
English
Number of Pages
560
Dimensions
198 x 129 x 32mm (373g)

Summary

A captivating story of courage, daring and love from the No. 1 international bestseller Lesley Pearse

With her reputation in tatters, 17-year-old Mari needs to get away from the gossip of her small town.

So the chance to leave for London seems like the perfect fresh start.

But war is brewing . . .

And when London is hit by the Blitz, Mari's glamourous new life is blown apart

Lost and alone, she must learn what it means to survive . . .
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'Utterly riveting, brilliant' Closer

'Characters it is impossible not to care about' Daily Mail

'Full of love, passion and heartbreak' Best

'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home

Fiction

General Subject
Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Historical
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Dewey Classification
823.92
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and three grandchildren.

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