Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Kindle Price: £4.24

Save £5.75 (58%)

includes VAT*
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Lime Street at Two by [Forrester, Helen]
Kindle App Ad

Lime Street at Two Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 127 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
£4.24

Kindle Books from 99p
Load up your Kindle library before your next holiday -- browse over 500 Kindle Books on sale from 99p until 31 August, 2016. Shop now

Product Description

Review

‘Remarkable that from so bleak and unloving a background came a writer of such affectionate understanding and unsettling honesty’
Sunday Telegraph

‘What makes this writer’s self-told tale so memorable?… An absolute recall, a genius for the unforgettable detail, the rare chance of subject’
The Good Book Guide

About the Author

Born in Cheshire, Helen Forrester, the eldest of seven children, made her home in Liverpool until emigrating to Canada. She is the author of four bestselling volumes of autobiography and a number of equally successful novels.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 952 KB
  • Print Length: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Harper (20 Dec. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009JWAA4Q
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 127 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #77,908 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images or tell us about a lower price?


Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

By A Customer on 21 Sept. 2002
Format: Paperback
After reading all of the four autobiographies (all four books read within five days - absolutely captivating), I am anxious to learn the rest of her life. I also come from a big family but have never had to go through any of the hardships that Helen and her brothers and sisters went through, drink and ciggies were the last thing on my mum and dad's mind. How anyone could actually live a life like Helen did and still come out smiling in the end is beyond me. Full credit to Helen and her wonderful story telling. Eagerly awaiting the after war years and life in Canada (if there is ever going to be one - please Helen).
Comment 24 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on 31 Mar. 2000
Format: Paperback
Helen Forrester's autobiography books should be used in school history lessons. They are so well written. You feel a sense of anger especially when you read about Helen's battles with her family for her right for an education and to go to work, things that we all take for granted. I would love to hear Helen's tale of how she got on after the war and how she came to emigrate to Canada.
Comment 22 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
The Helen Forrester biographys are excellent, they show what life was like then. So hard and miserable i wonder how people would cope with conditions like that today in the developed worlds,especially without all the help we get today.
Comment 11 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
I read all four of the Auto biography books and cried for Helen. The books were fantastic and I was sad that they had come to an end, My only problem is that I need to know if there is a book to cover the time from the end of the War until she moved to Canada...If anyone reads this and knows of a book then let me know and If Helen Forrester reads this, please let me know if there is a bokk to cover that era...Thanks it was fantastic.
Comment 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Helen Forrester's autobiographies, (there are 4 in the series), are a moving, gritty and honest account of life in Liverpool during the second world war. They tell the truth about poverty, beginning in Helen's childhood and proceeding throughout the four books to her adulthood and experiences of working for a pittance.

I am so pleased that these books have been reproduced on Kindle - I haven't yet read them in this format and so cannot judge if they have reproduced faithfully and without error. However, I have no hesitation in giving them five stars as I feel these books are important as a historical study as well as a gripping read. I have noticed that quite a few TV productions, films and modern books depict some alarmingly glaring errors regarding life in Britain between the 1930's -50's, particularly ignoring the dire poverty and the class conscious mentality of the people. Helen's story is much more in keeping with the experiences I heard of from my parents and grandparents.

Lime Street at Two is the last book in the series - the story starts with Tuppence To Cross The Mersey.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the books in this series. The fact that the last part of the story, was placed into the third book, meant that I already knew the outcome. Even so, I was disappointed that we didn't get to know how Helen managed to free herself from the grip of her parents. I almost felt that I'd been left in limbo, regarding the transfer from misery to happiness.

Well worth the read, though!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
5 stars has to be given to each of Helen's four books in the autobiography. Can anyone believe that this poor girl can be treated so badly by her uncaring and cruel parents, so much so that she feels she isn't worthy of a life apart from the family she has been forced to bring up at her own expense.

I read all 4 books in as many days and would dearly love to know about her later life in Canada finally as a married woman. To have so much heartache in one lifetime seems so unfair but then so many people during the war endured so many losses too but not to have the love of parents is unimaginable.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I read the first three books and swung between anger and sympathy for Helens life. I really enjoyed them and couldn't wait to read the final instalment and read how she hopefully changed her life for the better.
The book began I suppose in the present and sort of hinted at how her life changed and I looked forward to reading the actual events. But what a disappointment. ! Nothing was said on how she met her husband or anything about him. The last line in the book says 'I was very lonely'.....?? So what happened ? As far as I know , there isn't a fifth book to her autobiography so the reader is left grinding their teeth and wondering what happened. Such a shame. !
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
click to open popover