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Miss Ranskill comes home

Author: Barbara Euphan Todd; Wendy Pollard
Publisher: London : Persephone Books, 2003.
Series: Persephone book, 46.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1946 novel (by the author of the Worzel Gummidge books) is about a woman who goes on a cruise and is swept overboard; she lives for three years on a desert island before being rescued by a destroyer in 1943. When she returns to England it seems to her to have gone mad: she cannot buy clothes without 'coupons', her friends are only interested in 'war work', and yet she is considered uncivilised if she walks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Euphan Todd; Wendy Pollard
ISBN: 1903155363 9781903155363
OCLC Number: 55086689
Notes: "Persephone Book No 46"--Preliminary page.
Originally published: London : Chapman & Hall, 1946.
Description: 330 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Persephone book, 46.
Responsibility: by Barbara Euphan Todd ; with a new afterword by Wendy Pollard.

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This 1946 novel (by the author of the Worzel Gummidge books) is about a woman who goes on a cruise and is swept overboard; she lives for three years on a desert island before being rescued by a destroyer in 1943. When she returns to England it seems to her to have gone mad: she cannot buy clothes without 'coupons', her friends are only interested in 'war work', and yet she is considered uncivilised if she walks barefoot or is late for meals.

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