• Title: Far from Home
  • Author: Anne Bennett
  • ISBN: 9780007359219
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Paperback
  • Far from Home Kate is only when she is sent to live in Birmingham with her friend Susie Kate is harbouring a secret a deep passion for her cousin Tim back home in Ireland When WWII breaks out the girls volunt
    Kate is only 16 when she is sent to live in Birmingham with her friend Susie Kate is harbouring a secret a deep passion for her cousin, Tim, back home in Ireland When WWII breaks out, the girls volunteer as Air Raid Protection Volunteers But while war wages all around them, Kate makes a discovery that rocks her to her very core.

    One Reply to “Far from Home”

    1. Anne BennettAmazing story as always from Anne Bennett Highly recommend. Historical novel of war and romance. With an amazing ending. A must read

    2. Not really my cup of tea. The copy I had had several mistakes in it - for instance, Kate and Susie were wondering where Sally was, "I wonder where she is?" said Sally. Not exact wording, but illustrates my point. This happened several times. I really took to Sally and found her story incredibly sad, but just couldn't really take to the other characters and David came across as a bit dodgy to me, rather than loyal and loving. Maybe it's the type of book, I should just avoid the genre, but it took [...]

    3. Very much enjoyed this wartime romance set in Birmingham where I was born. Kate Munroe could have been my mother who left Ireland to work in Birmingham during the war, so I related strongly to the places mentioned, especially Colmore and The Bullring. Anne BennettI still have some of my mother's ARP buttons.

    4. Very good, although I would say a little artistic licence has been used in the last part of the book.

    5. Great story until the last 2 chapters when the story took a twist but I didn't feel it finished right but the story was a lovely

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