By Lilian Harry
Return to Burracombe during this hot and fascinating prequel to Lilian Harry's Burracombe sequence and trip again to the place all of it all started . . .
Devon, 1943. within the village of Burracombe, 'Dig for Victory' is greater than only a wartime slogan. whereas the younger males are away, every body at domestic understands the struggle attempt wishes them too. no matter if it truly is Land women at the farms, better halves and moms having to make do and mend, or the villagers understanding the best way to stretch rations to maintain spirits vibrant, there's continuously anything to be performed to help.
When the Barton is requisitioned as a kid's domestic for struggle orphans, all of Burracombe rallies around to welcome their latest arrivals, really little Maddy Simmons. nonetheless reeling from wasting her mom and brother within the Plymouth blitz, and her father being killed at sea, now in a merciless twist, Maddy has been despatched to another kid's domestic to her loved sister.
As Maddy explores the village and makes new neighbors, she starts off to suppose at domestic and realises that Burracombe is the type of position the place you'll always have an individual to show to, even if instances are challenging. might this be someplace she may perhaps eventually name home?
This heart-warming tale supplies a unique point of view to the village because it adapts to the struggles of wartime and explores the tale of a much-loved personality within the great Burracombe sequence.
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