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Our Uninvited Guests: The Secret Life of Britain’s Country Houses 1939-45


Our Uninvited Guests

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2018-03-08  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471152566
ISBN 13 : 1471152561

'Julie Summers has an amazing instinct for unearthing good stories and telling quotes.' Craig Brown, The Mail On Sunday. 'This is an enjoyable book, peppered with examples of under..



The Uninvited Guests

Author : Sadie Jones  |  Pub Date : 2012-04-17  |  Publisher : Knopf Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307402554
ISBN 13 : 030740255X

It's rural England, just after the turn of the last century. Charlotte married Edward Shift after the sudden death of her first husband, Horace Torrington. They live at Sterne, the..



Stranger In The House

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2009-07-06  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847399380
ISBN 13 : 184739938X

'It is as if I have been waiting for someone to ask me these questions for almost the whole of my life' From 1945, more than four million British servicemen were demobbed and sent ..



When The Children Came Home

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2011-03-03  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847377340
ISBN 13 : 1847377343

A moving and revealing insight into the real experiences of children evacuated during WWII and the families they left behind On 1 September 1939 Operation Pied Piper bgan to place ..



Sexuality And Its Impact On History

Author : Hunter S Jones  |  Pub Date : 2018-03-30  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781526714510
ISBN 13 : 1526714515

Would you swig a magic potion or plot to kill your husband in order to marry your lover? These are just two of the many romantic and sexual customs from British history that you wi..



Fashion On The Ration

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2015-03-05  |  Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782830979
ISBN 13 : 1782830979

In September 1939, just three weeks after the outbreak of war, Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe: 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw. City in flame..



Cordially Uninvited

Author : Jennifer Roy  |  Pub Date : 2012-04-03  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781442439221
ISBN 13 : 144243922X

It’s The Princess Diaries meets Mean Girls when eleven-year-old Claire is invited to the royal wedding of the century! Claire Gross, age eleven, might live in sleepy upstate New ..



A Country House Christmas

Author : Phyllis Elinor Sandeman  |  Pub Date : 2016-10-01  |  Publisher : Pavilion Books

ISBN 10 : 9781911358169
ISBN 13 : 1911358162

A refreshed reissue of the 1952 classic Treasure on Earth. A vivid and charming account of Christmas in an Edwardian country house. '... the weather did not matter. How could it, w..



Princes At War

Author : Deborah Cadbury  |  Pub Date : 2015-03-10  |  Publisher : PublicAffairs

ISBN 10 : 9781610394048
ISBN 13 : 1610394046

This book tells the story of four sons of King George V during the period that the monarchy faced the greatest threats to its survival in the modern era – the crisis of the abdic..



The Outcast

Author : Sadie Jones  |  Pub Date : 2010-03-05  |  Publisher : Vintage Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307375452
ISBN 13 : 0307375455

The village was asleep, with all the people behind the walls and through the windows and up the stairs of the little houses blind and deaf in their beds while anything might happen..



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