Keep Smiling Through

Keep Smiling Through Continuing the powerful Second World War saga about the lives hopes and fears of the families in April Grove May and the people of April Grove Portsmouth are beginning to feel the war will neve

  • Title: Keep Smiling Through
  • Author: Lilian Harry
  • ISBN: 9780752834429
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • Continuing the powerful Second World War saga about the lives, hopes and fears of the families in April Grove.May 1941 and the people of April Grove, Portsmouth are beginning to feel the war will never end.Families are being torn apart, not only by the separations and loss of war, but by unexpected frictions, as wives and daughters play new and independent roles andContinuing the powerful Second World War saga about the lives, hopes and fears of the families in April Grove.May 1941 and the people of April Grove, Portsmouth are beginning to feel the war will never end.Families are being torn apart, not only by the separations and loss of war, but by unexpected frictions, as wives and daughters play new and independent roles and children are forced to grow up too fast Betty faces conflict at home over the man that she loves Carol is desperate to escape her carping mother and Micky nearly brings tragedy to them all.Yet as the war irredeemably changes their lives, the families of April Grove learn to endure and even to keep smiling through.

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    1. A great wartime saga telling the tales and experiences of numerous characters and families as they live through the war, some are so sad and there are little moments of joy and happiness. There are Jess and Frank Budd who have some of their children evacuated to the country along with two other little girls Stella and Muriel who essentially end up as orphans. Annie and Ted have a lot going on with their elderly mother and a father declining into senile dementure as well as Annie having to cope w [...]

    2. In the third volume of the Street at War series, Lilian Harry carries several storylines and knows just when to move from one to another. Just about every facet of the wartime homefront experience is covered. The youngsters are getting to the end of their tether with being evacuated to the countryside, and the young women in the various families are growing up, whether their parents like it or not. There are heroes and villains, and always love. The adults watch in dismay as their sons serve and [...]

    3. only managed to read half of this book, dont seem to have the time to read it right now so have made a note of the page i finished on and will hopefully pick it up again in a few weeks, i have enjoyed what i have read so far and am looking forwards to seeing how it ends

    4. Actually amazed as I didn't think I would really enjoy this book, but it was quite easy to read and an interesting look into the lives of the people living in London during the 2nd world war

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