Multcolib My Librarian Heather: Persephone Books

Mariana By Dickens, Monica Book - 2008 FICTION DICKENS 2008 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 2 copies

Annotation:The story of a typical English girl growing up in the 1930s, one lively young woman who has no idea what to do with her life, Mary is often at loose, but happy ends.

Someone at A Distance
Someone at A Distance By Whipple, Dorothy Book - 2008 FICTION WHIPPLE 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:A brilliantly written, quietly gripping story about the destruction of a marriage.

Good Evening Mrs Craven
Good Evening Mrs Craven The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes By Panter-Downes, Mollie Book - 2008 FICTION PANTERDOW 2008

Annotation:Mollie Panter-Downes wrote a regular column, book reviews, and over thirty short stories about English domestic life during World War Two. Twenty-one of these stories are included in this collection.

Little Boy Lost
Little Boy Lost By Laski, Marghanita Book - 2008 FICTION LASKI 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:"If you like a novel that expertly puts you through the wringer, this is the one."

Miss Pettigrew Lives for A Day
Miss Pettigrew Lives for A Day By Watson, Winifred Book - 2008 FICTION WATSON Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:"The sweetest grown-up book in the world."

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding By Strachey, Julia Frances Book - 2009 FICTION STRACHEY 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Dolly is getting ready to marry the wrong man. "She knew, as she looked round...that something remarkable and upsetting in her life was steadily going forward."

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Persephone prints mainly neglected fiction and non-fiction by women, for women and about women. The titles are chosen to appeal to busy women who rarely have time to spend in ever-larger bookshops and who would like to have access to a list of books designed to be neither too literary nor too commercial. The books are guaranteed to be readable, thought-provoking and impossible to forget.