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|Author:||KATE THOMPSON||Publisher:||Pan Macmillan|
|Subject:||Romance & Sagas||Language:||English|
|Secrets of the Sewing Bee tells the story of the defiant and courageous women on the home front, from the author of Secrets of the Singer Girls.|
|Publisher||Macmillan, Pan Macmillan|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||223915685|
|Product Key Features|
|Format||B-Format Paperback, Paperback|
|Additional Product Features|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Genre||Romance & Sagas|
|Edition Statement||Main Market Ed.|
|Age Level||From 18|
|Author Biography||Kate Thompson is a journalist with twenty years' experience as a writer for the broadsheets and women's weekly magazines. She is now freelance, and as well as writing for newspapers, she's a seasoned ghostwriter. Secrets of the Sewing Bee is her second novel, following the Sunday Times bestseller Secrets of the Singer Girls.|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Date of Publication||10/03/2016|
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Not bad, but not great
To be honest, it is a bit Mills and Boony. I just wanted a light read at bedtime. Some of the story-lines were interesting at first but became a touch predictable. On the plus side, I believe these sewing bees were in existence in the East End during WW2 so it is all based on fact. More interesting were the accounts at the back of the book by real individuals who lived through that period. I believe there is a sequel to this book which, if there are story-lines of romances between the girls at these garment factories and the GI's, it might spice things up a bit.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: pre-owned | Sold by: julies.bookshop
Brilliant story very well written.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: pre-owned | Sold by: worldofbooks08
Will be a good read
Bought as a present so unable to comment.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: new | Sold by: b00kb0x
great story about life during the war in the eastend at the factories and docks great story best to get the singer girls first
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: pre-owned | Sold by: pageturner_books
Verified purchase: No