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The Girl Without A Name by Suzanne Goldring

Wow, Just Wow

The Girl Without A Name by Suzanne Goldring is a powerful dual time-line novel that had me completely enthralled from the start.

The action begins in 2004 looking backwards to 1939 before working its way forwards. The voices alternate within the time periods.

This was a novel that I ‘lived’ as I read. I put myself in the role of the leading lady. Due to the artistry of words of Suzanne Goldring I ‘felt’ what the character felt – the highs and the lows, the loves and the losses.

London was seen as a dangerous place to be for the children and many were evacuated at the start of World War II. The clean air of the Devon countryside contrasted with the grime of London. Some evacuees found loving homes. Others were cruelly treated and my heart broke.

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