With the help of her old diaries, Sarah Morris recounts her life story.
The daughter of an English vicar, she begins by telling of her happy childhood with her brothers and sister in their country village. As a teenager, Sarah's brother brings home a friend - Charles, a charming Austrian to whom she quickly becomes close.
Over the years they fall in love, but when war breaks out Charles must return to Austria. While she awaits his return, Sarah quietly continues working hard and caring for her family. But she can't stop wondering if she will ever see her sweetheart again...
©1967 D. E. Stevenson (P)2013 Soundings
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Great slice of life from WWII Britain. Vivid characters. Good people doing their best in awful circumstances. Great narration style.
"Really enjoyable book!"
I love books written about WWII as well as a setting in England. I enjoyed the reader and her various characters--good job! This book recalls history and life for civilians in WWII, but also talks about the sacrifices many gave during this time. But most of all, it is simply a lovely romance.
Charles Reed although I did think she did a great job with Sarah, too.
"Good Story Not a good narratior"
This is a good back story to the book "Sarah" Cottage. I liked the story but the narrator was annoying especially when she did the children's voices. I would not look for another book by this person. Because I Love DE Stevenson I put up with the inferior narration.
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