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House-bound
House-bound | Winifred Peck
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'House-bound' was written during the war and the war is both in the background and foreground: one of the questions that the reader is asked throughout the book is - what is courage? Winifred Peck is also funny and perceptive about Rose Fairlaw's decision to manage her house on her own.
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LeahBergen
House-bound | Winifred Peck
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Book mail!

@Reviewsbylola ... you made me order the tagged one. 😄

#PersephoneBooks

Aimeesue Ooooooooh! ❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
catebutler The best book mail! 👏🏼 5mo
LauraBeth 😍😍 5mo
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Lcsmcat Beautiful bookmarks! 5mo
elkeo_TheBookDragon @Jess_Read_This Check out these beauties! Onto the TBR! 5mo
MargaretPinardAuthor Beautifully arranged :) do you have a subscription going with Persephone? I have been contemplating one... 5mo
Reviewsbylola I‘m pleased to be your enabler. 😆 5mo
batsy 😍😍 5mo
Eyelit Oh so pretty pretty! 💗 5mo
LeahBergen @Aimeesue @catebutler @LauraBeth @Lcsmcat @batsy @Eyelit I may have a slight ‘Persephone Problem‘. 😆 5mo
LeahBergen @elkeo_TheBookDragon How is your Persephone collection coming along? 😆 5mo
LeahBergen @MargaretPinardAuthor I don‘t have a subscription but I HAVE contemplated asking for a 6 or 12 month one as a gift. 😆 5mo
LeahBergen @Reviewsbylola And @emilyhaldi is just as bad ... I just ordered Patience, too. 😆😆 5mo
emilyhaldi I was about to say!! Why don‘t I see Patience here 🤔 thank goodness it‘s already on its way 😆 5mo
rubyslippersreads How did I miss this enabling post? 😂 5mo
elkeo_TheBookDragon My collection is nothing like yours! But now you have me looking at their website...no self control... 5mo
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Reviewsbylola
House-bound | Winifred Peck
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You‘re lucky to have #dinnerateight when the war has caused a shortage of domestic servants and your thus forced to keep the house entirely on your own. Such is the plight of our protagonist Rose, who is determined to maintain her own home as her part in the war effort. This book is a perfect combination of humor and levity. #timbittunes

LeahBergen I need this one! (Oh, look... already stacked 😉). 8mo
Reviewsbylola 😆😆😆 Happens to the best of us. I actually bought a Persephone I already had when I went to the shop. It‘s difficult to keep them straight. @LeahBergen 8mo
Cinfhen Sounds like an entertaining read 8mo
emilyhaldi I can't wait to buy 10 more of these next week 😁 8mo
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Reviewsbylola
House-bound | Winifred Peck
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The ladies of Edinburgh are able to #sleepingmydayaway or pop bon bons at will until the war hits. Unfortunately they are then unable to get household help, and must then administer to all the household needs themselves. It sounds like it has quite a bit of humor—hopefully I‘m able to get to it soon!

#septemberdanes

zsuzsanna_reads I heard it's good. 13mo
Cinfhen The original Housewives 😂😂sounds promising 13mo
emilyhaldi There seem to be a lot of good Housewife-focused Persephones ☺️ 13mo
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Kalalalatja I‘m so jealous of all your gorgeous Persephone editions 😍😍 13mo
LeahBergen I need this one. 👍🏻 And I also need some daytime “help”. 😂 13mo
BarbaraBB @LeahBergen LOL 😂! And yes, i am also jealous of your Persephones! 13mo
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Reviewsbylola
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My deliveries today included some new candles and my monthly #Persephone #bookmail. 🙌🏻🙌🏻

HotdogZanzabaar Busted!!! 😂 2y
emilyhaldi LOL @HotdogZanzabaar 😂😂😂 2y
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Lucylovesreading Mmmm who makes the lemon candle? I love all thing lemon to eat and to smell 😆 2y
Reviewsbylola Bath and Body Works. They have quite a few different lemon candles. @Lucylovesreading 2y
Reviewsbylola I didn‘t realize he got on Litsy with any sort of regularity. Lol @emilyhaldi 2y
Mdargusch Hahaha! 😂😄🤣 #busted 2y
Cinfhen I love scented candles ❣️❣️❣️I cant really get them here 😖 2y
Reviewsbylola That‘s a bummer! Lighting a candle makes me so happy. 😁😁 You need to have your daughter buy you some to send a long with all of your books! @Cinfhen 2y
Cinfhen I‘ll suggest that to her...I‘m sure she‘ll love the idea😜😜😜 2y
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