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The Blackbird's Tale By Emma Blair

The Blackbird's Tale by Emma Blair

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A story of three women united in their love for books, for life and for their men. The book is set in Glasgow and follows the life of Cathy, a war bride, Hannah, her daughter and Robyn, her granddaughter and their little bookshop called "The Blackbird".

The Blackbird's Tale Summary

The Blackbird's Tale by Emma Blair

From Glasgow on the brink of the Great War to the cut-throat world of London publishing - the spellbinding saga of three remakrable generations:

Cathy: a Glasgow factory-girl who experiences love, its loss and a kind of victory in the space of two turbulent wartime years...

Hannah: the daughter whose marriage enjoys the fruits of undreamt prosperity. But her love must learn to endure the turmoil of a very personal hurt...

Robyn: the product of her generation. Modern, extrovert and vivacious, her heart is broken by the only man she'll ever love. Yet she finally comes to control her destiny - and that of the lover she never really lost...

This is the unforgettable story of three women united in their love for books, for life, and for their men. A story which began with the little bookshop that Cathy fell in love with thirty years before. The Blackbird...

The Blackbird's Tale Reviews

'All the tragedy and passion you could hope for. Brilliant' - Bookseller

'The author handles her characters with a sure touch' - Historical Novels Review

About Emma Blair

Emma Blair was born in Glasgow and now lives in Devon. She is the author of eighteen novels, including SCARLET RIBBONS with which she was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelist of the Year award.

Additional information

The Blackbird's Tale by Emma Blair
Used - Like New
Little, Brown Book Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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