A warm-hearted story with a theatrical background set in 1946 with rationing still in place and prisoners of war returning home only to find their families almost strangers. Two such families join forces to provide the summer concert party at a seaside holiday camp, and despite artistic temperament the families find happiness once more.
A warm-hearted story with a theatrical background set in 1946 with many feeling the aftershock of war. Rationing is still in place and prisoners of war are returning home only to find their families almost strangers. Two such families, old friends with diverse theatrical talents, join forces to provide the concert party for the summer season in a seaside holiday camp. In this 'gay and cheerful' book, hidden talents emerge, romances struggle and blossom, jealousies and artistic temperaments are overcome as the families find happiness once more. "Peace was creeping back into the world, and into the heart." Originally published in 1947.
'Susan Scarlett' was the pseudonym Noel Streatfeild used for her light romances written in the 1930s and 40s, to distinguish them from the literary novels she wrote under her own name and considered her main work.
Poppies for England by Susan Scarlett
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