The Safest Place in London

  • Filename: the-safest-place-in-london.
  • ISBN: 1525229311
  • Release Date: 2016-09-01
  • Number of pages: 438
  • Author: Maggie Joel
  • Publisher:

Maggie Joel has been writing fiction since the mid-1990s and her short stories have been widely published in Southerly, Westerly, Island, Overland and Canberra Arts Review, and broadcast on ABC radio. The Safest Place in London is her fourth novel, the previous titles being The Past and Other Lies, The Second Last Woman in England and Half the World in Winter

The Safest Place

  • Filename: the-safest-place.
  • ISBN: 9781743511978
  • Release Date: 2013-04-01
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Suzanne Bugler
  • Publisher: Pan

Some dreams will cost you everything "How cosy I made it sound. How easy. Sam and Ella both looked at me for a moment, then, their faces a mixture of apprehension and wistfulness. I smiled back at them indulgently, feeling so pleased with myself. Now, I look back and I want to grab my old self by the shoulders and shake, hard. I want to slap the smug smile off my face. I wasn't just complacent; I was blind." Jane Berry has always dreamed of moving to the country. When she uproots her family and takes them to live in a rural paradise, at first it all seems perfect. She has the house and the space she always longed for and is determined to make a better life for herself and her children. But when her marriage comes under pressure the dream starts to fall apart. A seemingly promising new friendship shows its dark side and Jane finds her life spiralling out of control. Then one night a line is crossed that threatens to ruin her and break apart her family forever.

Bleeding London

  • Filename: bleeding-london.
  • ISBN: 9781590209288
  • Release Date: 1998-09-01
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Geoff Nicholson
  • Publisher: The Overlook Press

Three strangers in search of London's heart and soul, mapping out their stories from Acton to Hackney, Chelsea Harbour to Woolwich, in a comic dance of sex and death. Mick is on his way to the Smoke from the provinces. He's got six guys to find with only their names to go on and no more help than the phone book and an A-Z. Stuart is determined to walk each of the capital's roads, streets and alleyways. But what will he do when there's nothing left of his A-Z but blacked out pages? Judy is set on creating her own unique map of each of the metropolis' boroughs…an A-Z of sex in the city.

The Great Fire of London of 1666

  • Filename: the-great-fire-of-london-of-1666.
  • ISBN: 0823944859
  • Release Date: 2003-10-01
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Magdalena Alagna
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

Recounts the events leading up to the 1666 fire that destroyed most of London, tracing its course and aftermath, as well as the city's recovery.

The Blitz

  • Filename: the-blitz.
  • ISBN: 0237533936
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Stewart Ross
  • Publisher: Evans Brothers

Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, this series uses primary source evidence such as diaries, posters, newspaper cuttings and oral accounts to portray life on the Home Front.

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