Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Dynasty 33 - The Dancing Years

Begins: 1919

Period: Demobilisation and peace

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As the euphoria of the Armistice fades, the nation counts the cost of war in bankruptcies, unemployment, strikes, shortages, and tax and price rises. Jessie longs for a home of her own, but Bertie cannot get free of the army; Jack is part of the shaky beginnings of civil aviation; Polly persuades her father to send her to New York.; Emma dreads the return to civilian life and becomes one of the Bright Young Things, a generation of unsettled young people who dance to obliterate memory.

Hardback ISBN 9781847441232

Paperback ISBN 9780751537727

Published by Sphere on the 4th November 2010


 
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