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[ ALANDALE ] BY Dickinson, Mary ( AUTHOR )Dec-07-2&hellip by Mary Dickinson
This is an excellent book about a child living through the 2nd World War in Hull. Her memories were remarkable, illuminating and extremely well-written. I bought this for my Father who was himself a young teenager during that war and living in Hull himself experienced what it was like during the bombing raids. He read the book in a day and couldn't put it down. Since then I have read it myself and found it just as compulsive reading as he did. It made me realise even more what my parents and grandparents lived through during that terrible time and the devastation that Hull suffered, but also the resilience of the British people which the book exemplifies. A heart-warming book and a joy to… Read more