A Marvellous Debut
Dear Mrs Bird by A.J. Pearce is the most charming historical novel set in London during 1940/1941.
The action surrounds the pages of an agony aunt in an established Women’s magazine. The agony aunt is a mature lady who deems many subjects as ‘unsuitable’ for her pages much to the disappointment of the office junior. The reader witnesses a kind heart in action. We ‘hear’ about the goings on and processes within journalism set against the backdrop of the Blitz.
We ‘hear’ about the awful conditions the emergency services face night after night as they face the horrors of war torn London.Continue reading