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The rise and fall of Lucy Charlton

Author: Elizabeth Gill
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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1920, Durham. Since she was a child, Lucy Charlton has dreamed of working with her father in the family solicitor's firm. But a scandal shatters her dreams and, when her father disowns her, she finds herself on the streets, fighting for survival. Joe Hardy has returned to London after the Great War to find his life in tatters - his father is dead and his pregnant fiancee has disappeared. Then Joe learns he's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Gill
ISBN: 9781780878492 1780878494
OCLC Number: 871232440
Description: 455 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gill.
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A gritty, emotional saga about a tragic loss, a mysterious inheritance and one woman's determination to succeed in the male-dominated society of 1920s north England. Perfect for fans of Dilly Court,  Read more...

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