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The Wind Off The Sea By Charlot Bingham

The Wind Off The Sea by Charlot Bingham

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Summary

It is 1947, the worst winter in England since records began. For the women living in the little fishing port of Bexham, the chronic lack of everything from fuel to food has left them reeling. But when American Waldo Astley arrives, his effect on the residents is as warming as electricity.

The Wind Off The Sea Summary

The Wind Off The Sea by Charlot Bingham

It is 1947, the worst winter in England since records began, and even the sea is frozen. For the women living in the little fishing port of Bexham, the chronic lack of everything from fuel to food has left them reeling. hen Waldo Astley drives through thick Sussex snow in the village in his large American Buick, it is to find Bexham filled not just with grumbling residents, but frustrated wives and mothers forced back behind their stoves after the joy of the victory for which they fought so hard on the home front. Government directives have ensured that the returning men resumed the jobs their women managed so brilliantly through the gruelling years of war. But Waldo is no ordinary character, and while he has come to Bexham on a personal mission, his effect on all the residents is as warming as the electricity of which there is still such a shortage. For Judy, whose marriage to Walter has been badly affected by long years of separation; for Rusty, who miscarriage has been mind-shattering; for Mathilda, whose single motherhood has put her eligibility in jeopardy, and for Meggie, still not recovered from her alter ego as a secret agent. No matter what the age or circumstances

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1947 and the coldest winter since records began; for the women living in the little Sussex fishing port of Bexham the chronic lack of everything from food to fuel has left them reeling. Enter Waldo Astley who has come to Bexham on a personal mission.the captivating sequel to the bestselling The Chestnut Tree.

About Charlot Bingham

Charlotte Bingham comes from a literary family - her father sold a story to H. G. Wells when he was only seventeen - and Charlotte wrote her autobiography, CORONET AMONG THE WEEDS, at the age of nineteen. Since then, she has written comedy and drama series, films and plays for both England and America with her husband, the actor and playwright Terence Brady. Her published novels include the highly acclaimed bestsellers SUMMERTIME, THE SEASON, THE BLUE NOTE, THE LOVE KNOT, THE KISSING GARDEN, LOVE SONG, TO HEAR A NIGHTINGALE, THE BUSINESS, IN SUNSHINE OR IN SHADOW, STARDUST, NANNY, CHANGE OF HEART, DEBUTANTES, THE NIGHTINGALE SINGS, GRAND AFFAIR, THE CHESTNUT TREE, THE WIND OFF THE SEA, THE MOON AT MIDNIGHT, DAUGHTERS OF EDEN, THE HOUSE OF FLOWERS, THE MAGIC HOUR, FRIDAY'S GIRL, IN DISTANT FIELDS and THE WHITE MARRIAGE.

Additional information

GOR000527155
The Wind Off The Sea by Charlot Bingham
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2003-02-17
544
0553813986
9780553813982
N/A
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