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The Angels of Englemere Wood

Karen Farrington / Charlotte Strevens
Bombs were falling all over Britain. . .For one young Londoner in a children's home - Queenie Clapton - it might have been the end of the world. Yet swiftly evacuated Queenie along with the other children taken up by the Waifs and Strays Society escaped the shattered streets. Instead she found herself invited into the stately home of Dorothy Peyton a recently widowed Lady in Waiting. There under the formidable guidance of Matron Bailey Queenie discovered a new world: birdsong knitting circles and taking tea with royalty. In such unfamiliar unlikely surroundings might Queenie and the other waifs and strays have finally found somewhere to call home? This is the inspiring true story of that remarkable bond forged in times of trouble and the woman at the heart of it all.

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre History
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st July 2023
  • Duration 09 Hrs. 32 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781399164962