Rich Girl, Poor Girl
Val Wood

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Narrated By: Anne Dover

Duration: 12 hours and 5 minutes

What to expect

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Rich Girl, Poor Girl written by Val Wood, read by Anne Dover.

Christmas 1860:
Polly, living in grinding poverty,loses her mother in childbirth and finds herself alone on the streets of Hull.

Rosalie, brought up in affluence and comfort on the other side of town, loses her own mother in similar circumstances and on the same day.

Polly takes a job as scullery maid in Rosalie's lonely house, and the two girls form an unlikely friendship. Travelling to the North Yorkshire Moors they discover a new kind of life and find unexpected joy and fulfilment.


Generational sagas, Historical fiction, Family life fiction, Narrative theme: Sense of place

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