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Here be dragons

Author: Stella Gibbons
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the years after World War Two, Nell Sely, child of the forgotten generation, wanders blind through 1950s bohemian London, smoke-filled jazz clubs and bittersweet coffee bars in search of romantic idyll. Tells the story of Nell, daughter of a country parson who has lost his faith; her life with a group of unconventional young people working and living in London; her shy, rather cross love for her cousin John, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stella Gibbons
ISBN: 9780099529361 009952936X
OCLC Number: 751755399
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Stella Gibbons.

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When Nell Sely moves from sleepy Dorset to Hampstead she leaves behind a childhood of dull teas and oppressive rules for the freedom of the big city. In this city of seductive, shifting morals,  Read more...

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"The atmosphere of the cheap cafes...is subtly caught. Packed tight with wit and understanding, it lights the London Scene" * Scotsman * "Chipper is the word: Gibbons's heroines are plucky, Read more...

 
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