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The restless sea

By: De Haan, Vanessa

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0008245762 / 9780008245764
Hardback
19/04/2018
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United Kingdom
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24 cm 484 pages
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'The sure-footedness of a pro, an amazing debut' Jeffrey Archer Absorbing and richly observed, THE RESTLESS SEA is a masterful story of the turbulent years of the Second World War. Three lives collide in a way that only the war makes possible... Jack, a child of the Blitz, has fled the law to become a seaman in the Merchant Navy.

The frozen world of the Russian Arctic convoys may be harsh, but it opens his eyes to a new life. While on leave in the Navy's secret Scottish harbour, Jack meets Olivia, the cossetted daughter of an officer family.

Free to roam, Olivia relishes the new freedom granted by war.

But her family - and especially the well-connected Charlie, now a fast-rising pilot - don't welcome these changes.

Least of all the arrival of Jack, the boy who casts doubt on each of their futures. The war inflicts danger and social upheaval like never before.

But the most unlikely friendships are forged in times when people live like they don't want tomorrow to come...

BIC:

1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, 2AB English, 3JJH c 1939 to c 1945 (including WW2), FRH Historical romance, FV Historical fiction

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