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The Dearest and the Best

by Leslie Thomas

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0099474220, Mass Market Paperback)

In the spring of 1940, the spectre of war turned into a grim reality. On the English home front, men, women and children found themselves swept into a maelstrom of fear and uncertainty. For the Lovatt family it was the beginning of the most bizarre, funny and tragic episode of their lives.

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In the spring of 1940, the spectre of war turned into grim reality. And on the English home front, men, women and children found themselves swept into a maelstrom of fear and uncertainty while events abroad led inexorably from the debacles of Norway and Dunkirk to the horror and glory of the Battle of Britain. For the Lovatt family - James, seconded on a hush-hush assignment to work with Churchill, and his brother Harry, a naval officer - for Bess Spofford, Joanne Schorner, Graham Smit and all the inhabitants of the history villages of the New Forest, it was the beginning of the most bizarre, funny and tragic episode of their lives.… (more)

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