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Voyage of Innocence by Elizabeth Edmondson
  

Voyage of Innocence

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This is an enthralling novel of love, betrayal and idealism as three very different young women go up to Oxford in the years immediately before World War Two.

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Synopsis

Voyage of Innocence by Elizabeth Edmondson

Vee – the clergyman’s daughter. Boyish, alluring, she plans to use her time at Oxford to put right everything that went wrong in her loveless childhood. Her friendship with Alfred introduces her to politics and the subversive attractions of secret societies; it will lead to her career as a secret agent, but at what cost to old loyalties and her true feelings?

Claudia, radiant, intense, aristocratic, is equally drawn to the secret society and one member in particular; his dazzling influence will see her travel to Berlin and come under the spell of Fascism as war looms.

And Lally, glamorous daughter of an Irish-American senator, is sceptical of the society and the arguments from both sides. Her own choices will bring her into Vee’s new life, with all its dangers and betrayals. As the world becomes embroiled in the events of war, what price personal values, losses and loves?

Reviews

Praise for Voyage of Innocence: 'I loved it.
Woman

'A very interesting book, not only because it gives a flavour of life in the thirties...it's a way of imbibing history.'
Oxford Times

'Well written and superbly researched...a thoroughly enjoyable read. A must.'
Yours Praise for The Frozen Lake:

'Charming.'
The Bookseller

'Dark family secrets, long buried,if not forgotten, bubble to the surface. A novel that is vivid and engrossing.'
Choice

'An intriguing read.'
Woman

About the Author

Elizabeth Edmondson has recently settled in Italy, having lived for many years in Dorset while she raised her family. Her grandparents once had a house on the lake shore in Westmoreland, and it was their stories and photographs which inspired her to write The Frozen Lake.

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Book Info

Publication date

16th January 2006

Author

Elizabeth Edmondson

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (b Format)
430 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007184880

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