When the Lights Go Down: The glamour of the cinema heals the heartbreak of war... (Hardback)Pamela Evans (author)
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Pam Evans' London saga brings the glamour of the cinema during the Blitz of the Second World War vividly to life. Sure to appeal to fans of Katie Flynn and Cathy Sharp.
It is 1938 and the threat of war looms on the streets of London. But, when the lights go down in the cinema aisles, usherette Daisy Blake is transported to a world of glamour and romance. Among the staff there is much merriment and Daisy soon falls in love with the handsome organist, Al Dawson. Then war is declared and, just after Al leaves for the frontline, Daisy discovers she's pregnant. Her mother is distraught; she doesn't think Al is right for her daughter and when Daisy's letters to him go unanswered, her mother encourages her to marry John, the cinema's projectionist, to spare her further heartache.
As the blitz rages over London and disaster strikes, Daisy's morale is boosted by her work and her young son, Sam, brings her comfort and joy in the troubled times ahead...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 572 g
Dimensions: 239 x 163 x 31 mm
Very readable * Bella *
A special kind of warmth with all the right ingredients * Lancashire Evening Post *
History and Romance. A touching saga * My Weekly *