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Before the War Audiobook

Before the War

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Consider Vivien in November 1922: she is 24 and a spinster. She wears fashionable clothes, but she is plain and - almost worse in those times - intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as 'the giantess'.

Fortunately Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's child and will die in childbirth in just a few months....

©2016 Fay Weldon (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"A romp of a read full of Weldon wit and wisdom, as well as sumptuous period detail." (Daily Mail)

"The quirky, singular writing style...triumphs...with its unique characters and playfully ironic voice." (The Irish Sun)

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