Clive, much to his family's consternation, decides to volunteer to fight against the Fascists in the Spanish Civil War, though he returns injured and full of rage at the hated regime. As Lucy tends his wounds, the two fall in love and Clive is determined that the class difference won't keep them apart. But Hitler's troops are gathering and fate has something very different in store for both of them...
Closing date: 31/08/2018
'Anne Bennett draws on her own background to give emotional depth to an affecting story populated with rich, beautifully drawn characters'
'[Anne Bennett is] blessed with a vivid imagination and a natural aptitude for writing'
'The beauty of Anne's books is that they are about normal people and are sewn through with human emotions which affect us all'
Publication date: 17/01/2013
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||17th January 2013|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Sagas and Romance,|
Anne Bennett was born in a back-to-back house in the Horsefair district of Birmingham. The daughter of Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants, she grew up in a tight-knit community where she was taught to be proud of her heritage. She considers herself to be an Irish Brummie and feels therefore that she has a foot in both cultures. She has four children and four grandchildren. For many years she taught in schools to the north of Birmingham. An accident put paid to her teaching career and, after moving to North Wales, Anne turned to the other great love of her life ...More About Anne Bennett