Dancing at the Victory Cafe

Author(s): Leah Fleming

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When Isobel Morton takes over the cafe in Lichfield's market square, she has big plans. Soon renamed The Victory Cafe, with a menu that delights despite rations, the girls who work at the Vic are swept away by Belle's lust for life. Among the regular customers is a trio of soldiers from the nearby American base and waitress Dorrie Goodman soon befriends them, learning about jazz and romance in the process. But the stifling morality of a Midlands town in the 40s cannot accommodate such a friendship; jealously, hatred and the weight of public disapproval combine to precipitate a tragedy. It is not until many years after the war that friendship and reconciliation can begin to heal the wounds of the past ...

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'A fabulous story of people, places and pearls from a master storyteller' -- Lancashire Evening Post on The Last Pearl

Leah Fleming was born in Lancashire and is married with three sons and a daughter. She writes from an old farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales and an olive grove in Crete.

General Fields

  • : 9781471159121
  • : Simon & Schuster, Limited
  • : Simon & Schuster, Limited
  • : November 2016
  • : 198mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Leah Fleming
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 288