Elizabeth and Lily

Elizabeth and Lily

by Hilary Bailey
     
 

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Spanning 30 years from 1886 to 1917, this novel, first published in 1997, follows the lives of two women from different ends of the social scale. They are reunited as adults and find that their friendship helps them through the bitterness and cruelty of war, and the legacies of their own childhoods.

Somewhere between Sarah's Water's The Night Watch and

Overview

Spanning 30 years from 1886 to 1917, this novel, first published in 1997, follows the lives of two women from different ends of the social scale. They are reunited as adults and find that their friendship helps them through the bitterness and cruelty of war, and the legacies of their own childhoods.

Somewhere between Sarah's Water's The Night Watch and William Boyd's Any Human Heart, friendship transcends class divides and the cruelty of war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448209224
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/15/2012
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Hilary Bailey is a British writer and editor, born in 1936. She is the author of a biography of Vera Brittain, she edited volumes 7-10 of the 'New Worlds Quarterly' series and among her varied works are 19 books of fiction, including famously Mrs Rochester, the sequel to Jane Eyre and most recently, Fifty- First State (2008).

She has just completed her latest book, and is now working on a drama, with Leonora Rose-Aqotu, centred on the life of Caribbean slave, Mary Prince.

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