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[PDF / Epub] ⚣ Daffodils (The Katherine Wheel, #1) ✈ Alex Martin – Reptileclassifieds.us

Daffodils (The Katherine Wheel, #1) Daffodils Follows The Varying Fortunes Of Three People Through The Turbulent Time Of The First World War, As Edwardian England S Rigid Class Structures Crumble Under Its Weight Katy Is Frustrated As A Domestic Servant And Longs To Escape Jem Loves Katy But Cannot Have Her Lionel, Fresh From Working In India, Is Ambitious, Arrogant And Full Of Radical Ideas War Affects Them All In Very Different Ways And Each Pays A High Price For The Changes They Are Forced To Make.

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  1. says:

    The first world war broke out in EuropeYoung people from small, poor bucolic British families all dreamed of new possibilities and better lives if they signed up for the war Most of them, in counties such as Wiltshire, had never been in London, many had never seen the sea They eked out a living working for the gentry on their big estates with poverty standing like invisible perennial guards at their doors There was hardly any escape possible until the war came.Katy Beagle worked in the manor The first world war broke out in EuropeYoung people from small, poor bucolic British families all dreamed of new possibilities and better lives if they signed up for the war Most of them, in counties such as Wiltshire, had never been in London, many had never seen the sea They eked out a living working for the gentry on their big estates with poverty standing like invisible perennial guards at their doors There was hardly any escape possible until the war came.Katy Beagle worked in the manor house as a personal maid when the son of the manor needed a little bit of fun before he departed for London to join the war...


  2. says:

    Enjoyed this bookThis was a very well written and enjoyable story Great characters and storyline It keeps you involved from the beginning to end I would recommend this book and am anxious to start the sequel.


  3. says:

    Daffodils Alex Martin 4 Set in the early days of the first world war this tells the story of Katy and her life and loves Of the hills and fresh air of home and her dreams through her reading The harshness of the living conditions of the time and the lack of sanitation and things we all now take for granted The journey through the war for Katy and her family and village and the traumas therein I am not usually into historical novels but this one has a certain charm to it and the characters Daffodils Alex Martin 4 Set in the early days of the first world war this tells the story of Katy and her life and loves Of the hills and fresh air of home and her dreams through her reading The ...


  4. says:

    I really liked this story because it reveals so much history of WWI which is blatantly missing from my education I remember memorizing facts about the tinder box of alliances which started the war I know I had to memorize which countries were on which side I knew about famous people that suffered in the trenches such as de Chardin and Hemingway But this well researched piece of historical fiction synt...


  5. says:

    This is the last book I shall review this year and I found it compelling Katy dreams of a different sort of life, away from the quiet, Wiltshire backwater she has grown up in Her dreams make her reluctant to accept Jem s proposal of marriage, as marrying him would mean giving up her dreams of travel Katy has her head and heart briefly turned by the charms of her employer s son Her liaisons with him are enough to cause a minor scandal which threatens to tarnish Katy s reputation So, when Jem This is the last book I shall review this year and I found it compelling Katy dreams of a different sort of life, away from the quiet, Wiltshire backwater she has grown up in Her dreams make her reluctant to accept Jem s proposal of marriage, as marrying him would mean giving up her dreams of travel Katy has her head and heart briefly turned by the charms of her employer s son Her liaisons with him are enough to cause a minor scandal which threatens to tarnish Katy s reputation So, when Jem proposes again, she accepts Surprising herself, she finds happiness and contentment in marr...


  6. says:

    A charming, easy going read with endearing characters Pure coincidence that I read it during Remembrance time and right after downloading Downton Abbey Season 5 Although I thoroughly enjoyed this book I do have a few gripes the main characters are all so NICE Well apart from the vile Leonard i felt that some of the language did not fit the context properly, f.e the use of pound ...


  7. says:

    This touching love story, set against the backdrop of the turmoil of World War I, is told from the heart and, although the subject matter is tragic, I really enjoyed the read Katy is a wonderful heroine I found myself caring deeply about her and wanting everything to work out Jem, too, is a hugely sympathetic hero, and I liked him for his courage and steadfastness The main theme of this novel is the human spirit and how it prevails in spite of the horrors of poverty and war All is not doom This touching love story, set against the backdrop of the turmoil of World War I, is told from the heart and, although the subject matter is tragic, I really enjoyed the read Katy is a wonderful heroine I found myself caring deeply about her and wanting everything to work out Jem, too, is a hugely sympathetic hero, and I liked him for h...


  8. says:

    Katy is a maid who lives to read and hates being a maid Her parents want her to marry Jem who is a gardener on the estate Charles is the heir to the estate When he comes home from school unexpectedly he takes a shine to Katy and all hell breaks loose He e...


  9. says:

    I really loved this book. After I finished it, it was as if I had seen a movie I had to keep reminding myself that I didn t see it, I read it It was just so vividly described and emotionally well thought out There is an element of grief to the story that is very realistic and even though the ele...


  10. says:

    A fantastic story which was written beautifully I have not read many books based around WW1 and this was just right.The characters have some hard times and I found myself in tears at times, but overall the story was told in a way I could relate to and understand...

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