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Good Daughters

By Mary Hocking

  • Paperback
  • £10.00

Mary Hocking's marvellous trilogy - the story of a family during the Second World War

Mary Hocking brings good humour and sympathy to her depiction of the Fairley sisters growing up in their close-knit West London neighbourhood before, during and after the war. Here, in the first novel of a trilogy, the girls are sheltered in a world whose traditions of hard work and frugality are upheld by their Methodist father, Stanley, and their strong, quiet mother, Judith. But, as love comes to Louise and adventures tempt Alice and her friend, unease lurks and terrible rumours travel from Germany -- auguries of the catastrophe to come.

Biographical Notes

Mary Hocking, educated at Haberdashers' Aske's Girls' School, served in the WRNS during WW2. Her first novel, THE WINTER CITY, was published in 1961 and she has written twenty novels since then.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781853818431
  • Publication date: 04 May 1995
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Virago
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