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Annie of Albert Mews
Dee Williams
Dorothy Lumley
Classification : Historical Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Headline
Page Extent : 480
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780747241133
Price : 699

About the book

Even if she feels life is passing her by as she serves behind the counter in her father's Rotherhithe grocer's shop, Annie Rogers knows she is lucky to have a secure home and a loving family - unlike her friend Lil, whose father is a violent drunk.  Knowing how hard Lil's life is, Annie willingly helps her out, lending her dresses and make-up and, when Annie is asked out on a smart date by the landlord's son Peter Barrett, suggesting Lil come along to make up a foursome.

But it is a shock when Lil gets on famously with Peter's swanky friend Julian whilst Annie feels much less sure of the smooth Peter.  Soon Lil is busy earning money from pub singing spots set up for her by Julian, and Annie, no longer needed by her friend, feels more isolated than ever.  It is then that she notices shy Will Hobbs from Fisher's engineering works.  Before long Annie and Will are engaged, with plans for a home of their own in Surrey.  But a dreadful accident at Fisher's and the looming shadow of World War II mean that life for Annie of Albert Mews is not so predictable - or secure - as she once thought it was ...


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Dee Williams
Dee Williams was born and bred in Rotherhithe. After living abroad for some years, Dee is now settled in Hampshire.
Dorothy Lumley
Dee Williams was born and brought up in Rotherhithe in East London where her father worked as a stevedore in Surrey Docks. Dee left school at fourteen, met her husband at sixteen and was married at tw...(+)