Narrated By: Imogen Church, Sofia Greenacre
Duration: 17 hours and 15 minutes
What to expect
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London, 1920. Arlette works in Liberty by day, and by night is caughty up in a glamorous whirl of parties, clubs, cocktails and jazz. But when tragedy strikes she flees the city, never to return.
Over half a century later, in the grungy mid-'90s, her graddaughter Betty arrives in London.
She can't wait to begin her new life. But before she can do so, she must find the mysterious woman named in her grandmother's will.
What she doesn't know is that her search will uncover the heartbreaking secret that changed her grandmother's life, and might also change hers for ever...
© Lisa Jewell 2012 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
Modern & contemporary fiction, Historical fiction
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Beautiful, moving and unputdownable
Warm and moving with a nostalgic touch
Lisa Jewell just gets better and better