Love in the Blitz: The Long-Lost Letters of a Brilliant Young Woman to Her Beloved on the Front

Eileen Alexander (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$28.99  $26.67
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
May 26, 2020
Pages
496
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.1 X 1.8 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062888808

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About the Author

Eileen Alexander was born in Cairo and grew up in a cosmopolitan Jewish family before moving to Cambridge as a student. She graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, with a first-class degree in English in 1939 and worked during World War II for the civil service in the Air Ministry. Eileen went on to be a teacher, writer, and translator, including translating some of Georges Simenon's works.

Reviews

"Love in the Blitz provides an enchanting insight into a young woman's life in wartime Britain via letters sent by the 'blue-stocking' Eileen Alexander to friends, family, and most importantly, the love of her life."--Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs novels