The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life

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THE FACTS OF LIFE tells the story of an extraordinary family of seven sisters living in Coventry during the Second World War. Presided over by an indomitable matriach, the sisters live out a tangled and fraught life that takes them through the Blitz, war work and on into the hopeful postwar years, and a bizarre interlude for one of them in a commune. And through it all wanders the young son of one of the sisters, passed from sister to sister, the innocent witness to a life that edges over into the magical.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 25mm | 294g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753818426
  • 9780753818428
  • 1,374,053

About Graham Joyce

Graham Joyce was born into a Coventry mining family and now lives in Leicester. In addition to writing he teaches a Creative Writing course at Nottingham University.show more

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911 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 29% (260)
4 40% (365)
3 23% (210)
2 7% (60)
1 2% (16)
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