A Dancer in Wartime: The touching true story of a young girl's journey from the Blitz to the Bright Lights (Paperback)Gillian Lynne (author)
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London during the Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope.
For Gillian Lynne - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in the faded ballroom.
Life was hard, but her talent and dedication shone through and an astonishing journey ensued, which saw Gillian dancing a triumphant debut in Swan Lake, performing in the West End with doodlebugs falling and touring a devastated Europe entertaining the troops.
A Dancer in Wartime paints a vivid and moving picture of what life was really like during the hard years of the Blitz and brings to life a lost world.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 263 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
A beautiful tale of heartbreak, talent, determination and star quality * Daily Mail *
Wonderfully nostalgic and magical * Easy Living *
A charming and affecting memoir * Sunday Express, Books of the Year *
An extraordinary tale -- Sarah Crompton * Daily Telegraph *
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