The Rest of Our Lives

The Rest of Our Lives

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The war is now over and people must count the cost. Three women from very different backgrounds meet when they find themselves on Bristol Temple Meads station waiting for the return of their loved ones. Edna's fiance Colin comes home crippled. Charlotte's doctor husband, who was a loving and gentle father, returns a violent, disturbed man with no love for her and even less for their children. Polly, who is waiting for her GI boyfriend Aaron, is once again disappointed when he doesn't arrive. Adjusting to men who are very changed and, in Polly's case, to no man at all, is the core of this enthralling novel. However, during the war years, the women have had to cope. They too have changed and they harbour secrets that would be best kept ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 98 x 176 x 26mm | 299.37g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 075284816X
  • 9780752848167

About Jeannie Johnson

Jeannie Johnson is married with one daughter, and worked in copywriting and marketing before purchasing and running hotels in both Bath and the Welsh Borders. She won the BBC New Writers Initiative at Radio Bristol for 'Second Time Around', which was broadcast in March 2002 starring Stephanie Cole and June Barrie. She has appeared as a supporting actress in TV programmes including Casualty, Border Cafe, Pobol y Cwm, and a number of others.show more

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22 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 27% (6)
4 18% (4)
3 50% (11)
2 5% (1)
1 0% (0)
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