Persephone Books

May Tea and a Book: Doreen, by Barbara Noble

The featured Persephone title for May is Doreen (1946) by Barbara Noble. I'm rather obsessed with narratives concerning child evacuees during WWII, and this novel did not disappoint. From Jessica Mann's introduction at the Persephone website: In 1946 the theme of...

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January Tea and a Book: Young Anne by Dorothy Whipple

Just before Christmas, Steve and I spent some time in Bath, and I was excited to finally visit the shop for Persephone Books. Here's an introduction from the website: Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction, mostly by women writers and mostly...

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