A Lesser Evil

A Lesser Evil

Large Print - 2006
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When Fifi declares to her mother that she has secretly married Dan Reynolds, a handsome but itinerant bricklayer, her mother is incensed. Despite her mother's disapproval, Fifi heads to London with her new husband to set up home in Kensington.
Publisher: Anstey, Eng. : Thorpe, 2006, c2005.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781846173882
Characteristics: 591 p. ;,24 cm.


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Nov 03, 2017

Lesley Pearse is one of my favourite authors. This title came out in 2005 and is still being widely read which is indicative of its worth as a commentary on the life and times and the family relationships in the late fifties and early sixties in Britain.The heroine, Felicity Brown, known as Fifi, goes off from Bristol to London with Dan, who is not at all her mother's idea of a suitable husband. He is a bricklayer who has had a bad start in life. (Salt of the earth, of course.) Fifi has an endless curiosity about people and their background stories, starting with their neighbours in a run-down part of London where they find a flat. It is not long before she sees something she shouldn't and a trail of evil events ensues.Not for the squeamish but....it is for all that, a delightful and insightful story .

Sep 01, 2013

Such a great read!! Page turner for sure !

Apr 04, 2009

I like the writing style and usually love this author, but this was just too evil for me. Nightmare material!

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