- Audible Audiobook
- Listening Length: 11 hours and 39 minutes
- Program Type: Audiobook
- Version: Unabridged
- Publisher: Lamplight Audio
- Audible.co.uk Release Date: 8 April 2016
- Language: English, English
- ASIN: B01DYQFB9Q
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank:
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.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
The Bomb Girls Audiobook – Unabridged
|New from||Used from|
Audible Audiobooks, Unabridged
|Free with your Audible trial|
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
With regards to the story, it is a lovely tale of female cameraderie touched with joy but also some moments of great sadness. The characters are built up nicely and you get a good idea of their likes, dislikes and why they behave in certain ways. There is one bit of the story towards the end that I found heartbreakingly sad and this is the first book in a very long time that has made me cry properly. I was crying so much I had to put the book down and take a break to absorb it. It sounds silly I know, but boy, this book makes you think about how terrifying it must have been for people putting themselves on the line.
My only criticism of this book is that some of the writing is a bit rushed which is why it's only got 4 stars. An awful lot happens which is good, but I felt some of the incidences could have been described and dramatised a bit better, rather than rushing through it to cram everything in.
In summary, this is a good bit of historical chicklet escapism that makes you appreciate and thank all those people who gave their lives in WW2.
Definitely worth reading. I'm looking forward to reading the other books in this series.
You will adore each character and feel as if you're there in the story.
Typical of young women in war time, and all have their own story to tell.
Wonderful and beautiful friendship just like one big happy family.
Funny , happy and sad, I really didn't want it to end, but all good things do, lovely easy bedtime reading.
My first read by Daisy,Styles, and definitely looking forward to her next book.
Would I recommend ? A definite Yes, brought tears to my eyes.
Lots of love, friendship, and emotions in this read. A handful of young girls starting working at an ammunitions factory and doing their bit for the war effort. It gives an insight into the hard and sometimes painful look at that time of the war and how these girls all pulled together and got through the tough and rough times together. Tears as well with some of the events but these girls might not have had much but their friendship kept them all going. An interesting read of what the girls went through and yes you could feel the emotions from happy to sad times in this read.
Really did enjoy this read.
There are quite a few "With a might bound she was free" moments - is it really possible to make delicious meals for dozens of people using beef dripping and herbs? And can you really make beautiful clothes out of scraps of material and old pillow cases?
But for a bit of escapist chic lit, it's fine. The narrative is told against events going on in WWII, and the book does manage to capture the spirit of the Brits fighting on alone against overwhelming odds.
Good as an undemanding holiday read, don't bother if you are looking for a genuine insight into the wartime psyche.