Title Care and Management of Lies, The : A Novel of the Great War
Binding Softcover; Ex-Library
Book Condition Very Good
Size 319 pages
Publisher NY Harper Perennial 2015
0062220519 / 9780062220516
Seller ID 7420
Light cover creases and edgewear. Library name stamp and ink mark on bottom edge are only library markings (possibly to mark a donation rather than a book available to be checked out). Interior pages clean, no loose pages. A nice copy. This edition has an additional section that includes an interview with the author about how she came to write the book. ; This stand-alone novel by the author of the Maisie Dobbs mysteries is the story of girlhood friends Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden as they navigate the tumultuous time in which they are living. Thea has become a passionate suffragette and Kezia, engaged to marry Thea's brother Tom, is bound for a traditional married life of domesticity - until war breaks out. When Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield herself, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility.
A moving portrait of friendship strained by a world in turmoil and the shifting notions of the roles of women.; Cover matches stock image.
World War I, Novel, British Woman Author, Farm Life, England, Friendship, WWI