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mobi ✓ The Scarlet Sisters 386 pages Download · Helen Batten Ý ‘Oh my goodness – another girl Mrs Swain’ Clara’s normal iron composure broke and she screamed ‘No That’s not the bloody deal’ And that is how my nanna Bertha Swain entered the world When Helen Batten’s marriage breaks down sHildren taken far too soon It’s as if there is a family curse But Helen also finds love resilience and hope – crazy wagers late night Charlestons and stolen kisses As she unravels the story of Nanna and her scarlet sisters Helen starts to break the spell of the past and sees a way she might herself find love aga Good Historical Family StoryThis is agood book for feminine support and encouragement The story of the sisters learning to make their own way but stay close to their family as well is a great self help for today's young girls to learn growing up This was surprising in that it didn't have as much of the story of the girls growing years as I thought it would but it had a good lesson to learn of survival; strength hard work love endurance and learning from the past and using those lessons to make the future better

mobi ↠ The Scarlet Sisters ↠ Helen Batten

Es surrounding her enigmatic nanna’s early life What she unearths is a tale of five feisty red heads struggling to climb out of poverty and find love through two world wars It’s a story full of surprises and scandal – a death in a workhouse a son kept in a box a shameful war record a clandestine marriage and c Whilst this book was very interesting and well written I found that it didn't really seem to be going anywhere it lacked purpose I'm not sure if it was of a tribute of memories from the author to her family or whether the idea was to let everyone see the changes in Britain at the time of the era her Nan was around I doubt deny that this book gives great interest and insight into what life in London would have been like back then I just didn't really feel the purpose it was written for was for me

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The Scarlet Sisters‘Oh my goodness – another girl Mrs Swain’ Clara’s normal iron composure broke and she screamed ‘No That’s not the bloody deal’ And that is how my nanna Bertha Swain entered the world When Helen Batten’s marriage breaks down she starts on a journey of discovery into her family’s past and the mysteri I enjoyed the book but found it a bit lackingIt is very much centred on the concept of fate and about the journey of the author hauntedblessed into following the same drama as her ancestors The characters are interesting and well described but it is very much a story of family heartache closed behind the door of their house I felt the world outside was only superficially pictured and at the end I still didn't know much about the life of women in the twenties and forties which was what I was most interested in