A Store at War

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Author: Joanna Toye

9780008298234 | PB | pp. 400 | 2018 | HarperCollins

A Store at War is set in the year 1941. Lily Collins starts to work at Marlow’s as a junior. There’s a war going on and in spite of it all they all join hands to keep the store going.

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It’s 1941 and as the air raid sirens blare, Lily Collins is starting work in Midlands department store Marlow’s. She learns the ropes from her sophisticated boss Miss Frobisher alongside shy fellow junior Gladys. But her friendship with young salesman Jim draws her into a swirl of secrets. And with the war progressing to crisis point, Cedric Marlow and his staff must battle nightly bombings and the absence of loved ones to keep going.

A Store at War weaves together a strong sense of community with a vivid evocation of a time when every man, woman and child was doing their bit.

Additional information

Author:

Joanna Toye

ISBN:

9780008298234

Publisher:

HarperCollins

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

400

Year of Publication:

2018

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

United Kingdom

About the Author

Joanna Toye joined the production team of The Archers after reading English at university, and became a scriptwriter for the programme for over twenty years. She has also written a number of spin-off books about the long-running radio drama. On television she has written for Crossroads, Family Affairs, Doctors and EastEnders.

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