The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,416,707 members ⚫ 1,552,143 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Night Thoughts of a Country Landlady

Night Thoughts of a Country Landlady by Edith Olivier
Not for sale in
your country
Not Available

"When the War drove her to fill the house with strange guests, it also drove her to fill her diary with strange thoughts... This broadened hospitality, and these unaccustomed contacts, completely changed for the time the character of English country life."

In Night Thoughts of a Country Landlady, Edith Olivier explores the diaries left to her by her friend and neighbour, Miss Emma Nightingale. The account explores the arrival of both evacuees and soldiers to Miss Nightingale's village after the outbreak of World War II. Her musings on acting as a boarding house during this time are vivid and appealing chronicles of both rural life in World War II, and the varied and engaging individuals who were involved in this great struggle.

This fascinating work is a record of the war as told through the people left behind in England to live their lives against its all-encompassing backdrop, and who did so with quiet contemplation and an overwhelming sense of hospitality.

Pan Macmillan UK; February 2016
200 pages; ISBN 9781743544150
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Night Thoughts of a Country Landlady
Author: Edith Olivier
 
Subject categories
ISBNs
9781743544150

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...