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War Story

Sara Hely

7 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Second World War fiction

A wonderful, Pilcheresque tapestry of family life during and after World War II, with heart-rending drama, scandalous behaviour and the subtle and satisfying development of a deep and lasting love affair

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Praise for War Story

  • 'Full of atmospheric detail and peopled by memorable characters, it is a book in which to lose oneself' Bookseller - Bookseller

  • I am completely in love with WAR STORY - what a fantastic book - Jill Mansell

  • A most wonderful tale of war...a beautiful love story too - Bangor Chronicle

  • I couldn't have liked it more, especially the way she combines a sweeping story with a wonderful sense of intimacy - I really felt I knew these people and was totally involved. Also, great dialogue...that makes the story come alive. The various settings are so surely and easily evoked, too... Please pass on my congratulations to Sara on her gorgeous book - Sarah Harrison

  • I devoured WAR STORY with enormous pleasure. What a masterly story-teller Sara Hely is, and how good at creating characters in whom one believes and whose destiny one cares about! - Philip Ziegler

  • Sara Hely scores high on the credibility rating. But the true test is, does one want to turn the page?- and here our author emerges with flying colours. No, I couldn't put it down - Sunday Telegraph

  • 'Beneath the wartime drama lurks a poignant love story' Express - Express

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Sara Hely

Sara Hely was born in London before the Second World War. During the war she was evacuated to Sussex and later to America. She then lived in Ireland for several years before marrying a publisher with whom she settled in Scotland. Besides raising three daughters and one son, she has written and published a number of children's books, helped to manage a farm and run a fast-food franchise. She now lives in Ayrshire with her husband.

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