War Crimes for the Home - Liz Jensen Reviews
Description:ISBN 074756146X / Genre: Fiction / Author: Liz Jensen / Paperback / 240 Pages / Book is published 2003-04-07 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Newest Review: ... a string of beads, who sits on the end of her bed and drips blood and pond weed. The two stories overlap and as the book ... more
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by - written on 02/02/12 (Very useful, 56 readings)
Gloria is currently residing in an old folks' home because she is 'losing her marbles.' Her son, Hank, and his wife keep turning up, looking increasingly concerned. One day Hank produces a familiar-looking old box and wants to talk to Gloria about its contents. Then a mysterious woman called Jill arrives, asking all sorts of awkward questions about the past and demanding answers. The trouble is there is so much that Gloria can't or won't remember. As she puts it, "I don't even remember why I don't remember, there's stuff I don't remember forgetting either." However, Gloria can remember a lot about the war years, about working at the munitions factory during ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/08/11, updated on 14/03/12 (Very useful, 120 readings)
INTRODUCTION Thanks in the first instance to Caroline (Moistbabe from Ciao) for reviewing, so beautifully, this book - which led me to purchasing and reading myself. The imagery and blurb, plus impressive praise from reputable sources also encouraged me to buy. SYNOPSIS Gloria experienced the trials of life during the Blitz. Living with her sister Marje in the family home and getting by as best they could in the difficult circumstances of war time Britain. Both girls worked in a munitions factory, which demanded much of their time - because of this they soon realised that they had to 'grab what they could' and enjoy precious moments ... Read the complete review
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