The summer before the war : A Novel. / Helen Simonson.
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- ISBN: 9781101888605 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (13 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2016.
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Narrator: Fiona Hardingham.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · "A novel to cure your Downton Abbey withdrawal . . . a delightful story about nontraditional romantic relationships, class snobbery and the everybody-knows-everybody complications of living in a small community."-The Washington PostThe bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand returns with a breathtaking novel of love on the eve of World War I that reaches far beyond the small English town in which it is set. East Sussex, 1914. It is the end of England's brief Edwardian summer, and everyone agrees that the weather has never been so beautiful. Hugh Grange, down from his medical studies, is visiting his Aunt Agatha, who lives with her husband in the small, idyllic coastal town of Rye. Agatha's husband works in the Foreign Office, and she is certain he will ensure that the recent saber rattling over the Balkans won't come to anything. And Agatha has more immediate concerns;...
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