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Au revoir Liverpool, Maureen Lee

Label
Au revoir Liverpool
Title
Au revoir Liverpool
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Lee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Liverpool, 1937. Jessica is married to Bertie, a mean, patronising man who she has stayed with purely for the sake of her two young children. To make up for the love and passion that is missing from her life, she spends the occasional afternoon at the local cinema, lost in romantic films. But when an unexpected glass of champagne is offered to her in a Liverpool hotel, the consequences turn out to be shattering. When Bertie discovers his wife's deceit, he is ruthless in his revenge. He sells their house and disappears with her beloved children, leaving Jessica devastated and alone. Still she manages to exist, even make a sort of life for herself on her own, despite her broken heart. Then she is asked to visit Paris and help an old friend and her small daughters return to Liverpool before the onset of the war. But, due to circumstances over which she has no control, Jessica finds herself stranded in Paris under German occupation. With new friends and a small family to care for, she must find the courage that she never knew she possessed..
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Au revoir Liverpool, Maureen Lee
Label
Au revoir Liverpool, Maureen Lee
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liverpool 1937. Jessica has stayed in a loveless marriage for the sake of her two children. Bertie is a mean, dismissive husband who patronises his wife and keeps her short of money. But Jessica always makes sure she keeps a little aside to enjoy one afternoon a week at the local cinema. Dreaming of being swept off her feet like Anna Karenina, Jessica escapes into a world of daydreams. But when an illicit cup of coffee in a Liverpool hotel turns into something more, Jessica has no idea how swiftly her world will be shattered. When Bertie uncovers his wife's deceit, he is ruthless in his revenge. Selling their house and disappearing with her beloved children, Bertie vanishes from her life, leaving Jessica devastated and alone. Desperate to find her children but with divorce looming, Jessica must accept that she will be cast as the errant wife and the chances of regaining her children are slim. In the months to come, Jessica will find that leaving Liverpool will help her broken heart. Visiting an old friend in Paris provides a welcome change, but when war is declared, Jessica and her new friends must find courage they never knew they possessed..
Control code
552484
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780752876672
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP552484
  • 13502509
  • (OCoLC)664324738
  • (Nz)13502509

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