Anna Pelucci is at the threshold of womanhood. attractive, blameless, spoiled through her doting Italian father, she flits from occasion to glamorous social gathering looking for a good-looking husband. rushing Eric Barnes, along with his skinny, merciless mouth and chilly gray eyes, suits the invoice — yet will he play the game?
Deep within the slums of south London, the place jubilant Londoners have fun the defeat of Kaiser invoice, younger Mary Chapman faces a regular fight for survival. Undaunted via her grim atmosphere, she is keen to hitch the conflict opposed to poverty and sickness. No girlish frivolities for Mary.
When destiny flings those very varied ladies including a beautiful revelation approximately Mary’s previous, surprise offers solution to liking. As Anna discovers what lies in the back of Eric’s artful façade, and Mary is thrown into the turmoil of past love, each one learns the worth of a real buddy — a pal able to proportion the undesirable instances in addition to the great . . .
KISSES AND HA’PENNIES: a fascinating, nostalgic novel whose captivating, weak yet decided heroines will contact each reader’s heart.
Beryl Kingston was once born in Tooting in 1931 and used to be evacuated through the struggle. She studied at King’s collage London, certified as a instructor and headed an English division. She used to be been a printed writer for the reason that 1980 and is a self-confessed ‘political animal’, enjoying highway demonstrations and protests. She used to be additionally a attractiveness queen in 1947!
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