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In the Dark

Narrated by: Henrietta Garden
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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It is the year 1916, and pretty young Eithne Clay runs a shabby but genteel South London boarding house while her husband is off at war. Her 14-year old son Ralph dotes on his mother, but has adolescent thoughts he'd rather hide from her.

Winnie, the young maid, is a homely, good-hearted country girl, rejected by Archie, the cheeky butcher's boy before he too is called up. And when the dreaded telegram arrives at the house, things turn from difficult to desperate for the two young women....

©2007 Deborah Moggach (P)2008 W F Howes Ltd

Critic Reviews

"A deliciously vivid portrait." ( Financial Times)
"An accomplished story teller with a finely tuned ear for dialogue." ( Herald)

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  • Denise N
  • 04-21-19

Brilliant narrator

Loved this book, the narrator brought it too life. Unfortunately the story ended too abruptly.

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