We regret that due to the technical limitations of our site, we are unable to offer eBooks or Audio Downloads to customers outside of the UK.

For further details please read our eBooks help.

We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)
  • We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)
  • We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)
  • We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)
  • We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)
  • We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)
We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback) We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback) We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback) We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)

We are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times (Paperback)

£8.99 £7.19
Paperback Published: 02/03/2006
  • Save £1.80
  • In stock

We can send it to you within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Click & Collect From your local shop
Of all the accounts written about the Second World War, none are more compelling than the personal diaries of those who lived through it. "We Are At War" is the story of five everyday folk, who, living on the brink of chaos, recorded privately on paper their most intimate hopes and fears. Pam Ashford, a woman who keeps her head when all around are losing theirs, writes with comic genius about life in her Glasgow shipping office. Christopher Tomlin, a writing-paper salesman for whom business is booming, longs to be called up like his brother. Eileen Potter organises evacuations for flea-ridden children, while mother-of-three Tilly Rice is frustrated to be sent to Cornwall. And Maggie Joy Blunt tries day-by-day to keep a semblance of her ordinary life. Entering their world as they lived it, each diary entry is poignantly engrossing. Amid the tumultuous start to the war, these ordinary British people are by turns apprehensive and despairing, spirited and cheerful - and always fascinatingly, vividly real.

Publisher: Ebury Press
ISBN: 9780091903879

You may also be interested in...

Your review has been submitted successfully.

View your review