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Dear Mrs Bird
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Dear Mrs Bird (Hardback)

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London, 1941. Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmy dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance - but after a rather unfortunate misunderstanding, she finds herself typing letters for the formidable Henrietta Bird, the renowned agony aunt of Woman's Friend magazine. Mrs Bird is very clear: letters containing any form of Unpleasantness must go straight into the bin. But as Emmy reads the desperate pleas from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong man, or can't bear to let their children be evacuated, she decides the only thing for it is to secretly write back . . . Irresistibly funny and enormously moving, Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce is a love letter to the enduring power of friendship, the kindness of strangers and the courage of ordinary people in extraordinary times.



Fiction & PoetryHistorical FictionWar & combat fictionSecond World War fictionFiction & PoetryRomanceErotic FictionHistorical romanceFiction & PoetryRomanceRomance Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 05/04/2018 ISBN-13: 9781509853892  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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AJ Pearce grew up in Hampshire. A chance discovery of a 1939 woman's magazine became the inspiration for her ever-growing collection and her first novel Dear Mrs Bird. She now lives in the south of England.

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A delightful book. I found myself laughing out loud in some parts and feeling sad in others. I would recommend this book and I look forward to reading more from AJ Pearce.

- 27/05/2018
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Uplifting feel good read with enough dark to counterbalance the light. Highly recommended.

- 04/05/2018
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