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Author Name    DICKENS, Monica

Title   Portobello Road [Joy and Josephine]

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper

Edition   First Canadian Edition

Size   8vo ; 400 pages

Publisher   Toronto Michael Joseph 1948

Seller ID   137

Spine ends and corners bumped, 1/4" tear at spine head. Page edges slightly dusty; interior pages clean, no binding problems. Unclipped dust wrapper has some edgewear, chips at spine ends and a 2" tear bottom front spine. ; Published in the UK as "Joy and Josephine". During WWII two young babies, one a foundling and one an aristocrat sent for a short stay, arrive at an orphanage. After an accident, one of the babies is adopted by a family that owns a shop on Portobello Road. Which of the babies was it? An engrossing tale that looks at 'nature vs. nurture'. ; Recommended by Clare G. of the DES and DoveGrey email discussion groups.

Fiction "British Woman Author" London Novel

Price = 24.00 USD


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