Volume Three of the dramatic saga of the Lorimer Family: Scattered by war, but the Lorimer saga continues....
The ball that Lord and Lady Glanville give for the 21st birthday of their nephew Brinsley Lorimer is a glittering social occasion in their country house, Blaize. But the year is 1914 and the telegram that summons Brinsley from the dance floor to the Western Front heralds the scattering of the Lorimer family.
While Brinsley's 23-year-old sister Kate goes to Serbia to work as a doctor, Dr Margaret Lorimer converts her sister's opera house at Blaize into a military hospital. Only after the war ends is Margaret able to look into the future with hope for those of the younger generation who have survived....
Lorimers at War is the third engrossing novel in the series that chronicles the lives and fortunes of the Lorimer family from the 1870's to the 1940's.
Born in Harrow, Anne Melville was the daughter of the author and lecturer Bernard Newman and the widow of Jeremy Potter, novelist and historian. She was a scholar at St. Hugh's, where she read modern history. She died in 1998.
©1977 William Heinemann Ltd. (P)2013 Audible Ltd
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