Novel set in pre-war London and Guernsey
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): First half of the 20th Century
Lilian Una Stringer is the narrator, privileged parents in early twentieth century Australia. she fails to live up to her father’s expectations, eventually garnering his abuse and anger. Her mother meanwhile wiles away her hours with a stopwatch, timing the ferries that plough across the bay.
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