A Stick of Blackpool Rock

A Stick of Blackpool Rock

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Ellen Bamber only tolerates her drunken husband's violence for the sake of their children. When he is killed, Ellen discovers that he has had a child by another woman. Even when she moves to Blackpool, Ellen knows her happiness might still be shattered.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 111 x 179 x 30mm | 268g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747254133
  • 9780747254133

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LOOKING AT THE MOON: 'Fine romance' Belfast Telegraph WISH UPON A STAR: 'This first novel from Margaret Thornton is a great read' Best; 'A rollercoaster of emotions' Newcastle upon Tyne Evening Chronicle; 'A delightful book; full of humour and warmth against an authentic war-time Blackpool when Pablo's sold ice-cream and troops from abroad drilled on the promenade' Lancashire Mag A STICK OF BLACKPOOL ROCK: 'A brilliant read' Woman's Realm FORGIVE OUR FOOLISH WAYS: 'A Blackpool saga filled with heartache and happiness' Western Morning News; 'A lovely book to read by the fireside on these dark, long nights' Herald Express (Torquay) IT'S A LOVELY DAY TOMORROW: 'This is a gentle novel whose lack of noise is a strength' The Sunday Times; 'Warm-hearted, evocative saga of life in Blackpool during World War II' British Book News HOW HAPPY WE SHALL BE: 'A smashing holiday read' Lancashire Evening Telegraph 'This first novel from Margaret Thornton is a great read' Best magazine 8 September 1998 'A brilliant read' -- WOMAN'S REALMshow more

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