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How to Keep Well in Wartime

How to Keep Well in Wartime

Author(s): Jody Cooksley

Location(s): Norfolk, France, London

Genre(s): Historical, Fiction

Era(s): 1915 to 1993



Emily needs friends. Outwardly successful, about to get married, inside she is scared and grieving. When an accident reveals a relative she never knew existed, everything changes. Jim has buried his life in a mundane job at the Ministry of Information, writing manuals to help others and hiding the secrets that continue to haunt his family. Through their distinct voices, Emily speaking from 1993 and Jim from 1915, the link between two intriguing tales emerges. As their stories come together, will Emily finally escape the past to find a life of her own? How to Keep Well in Wartime is a compelling exploration of the human condition and the importance of creating a life worth living.

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Author: Tina Hartas

How to Keep Well in Wartime is a very well crafted saga of the life of one UK family through from the First World War to the early 1990s. It is sensitively written and...

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