The war is now in its third year and although nothing can dent the unwavering patriotism of Henrietta and her friends, everyone in the Devonshire village has their anxious moments. Henrietta takes up weeding and plays the triangle in the local orchestra to take her mind off things; the indomitable Lady B, now in her late seventies, partakes in endless fund-raising events to distract herself from thoughts of life without elastic; and Faith, the village flirt, finds herself amongst the charming company of the American GIs. With the war nearing its end, hope seems to lie just around the corner and as this spirited community muddle through, Lady B vows to make their friendships outlast the hardship that brought them together.Just take that bit of bass off my hat, will you, somebody? Little Nowell, darling, I cana#39;t bear it if you cry, and oh, my goodness, look at the tomato plants!a#39; They were indeed a sorry sight. Broken flower pots and earth in a heap in the corner, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Henrietta Sees It Through|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing - 2010-08-02|