Liverpool 1902. Bill and Isobel Logan earn a meagre living by selling their shrimps around the streets but Amy, their youngest daughter, hates the smell, which invites taunts from their neighbour Paddy Keagan.
When Isobel dies, Bill marries Paddy's mother Suzie, a good-looking widow who is lazy and selfish. The Keagans move in and tension begins to mount...
Amy is desperate to get away. She takes a room share in the city centre but Liverpool is in turmoil with strikes and riots, and life is hard for young girls. Furthermore, Amy's visits home are spoiled by the presence of the hated Paddy...
A warm and moving story of young people and their loves and jealousies, played out against the hardship and humour of their Liverpool background.
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"'Arrow's best and biggest saga author. She's good'" ( Bookseller)
"'If you pick up a Katie Flynn book it's going to be a wrench to put it down again'" ( Holyhead & Anglesey Mail)
"'A heartwarming story of love and loss'" ( Woman's Weekly)
"'[Katie Flynn] has the gift that Catherine Cookson had of bringing the period and the characters to life'" ( Caernarfon & Denbigh Herald)
A classic Katie Flynn novel, reissued in the new look
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Book Description ARROW BOOKS LTD, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099416549
Book Description ARROW BOOKS LTD, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099416549