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All My Sisters Judith Lennox

All My Sisters

Judith Lennox

Published 2005
485 pages
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In the tumultuous years before the First World War, sisters Iris, Marianne, Eva and Clemency seek to follow their dreams.When twenty-year-old Marianne meets handsome, sophisticated Arthur Leighton at a provincial ball, she knows that she has found the love of her life. Years pass and Iris, her ambition of a grand marriage dashed, becomes a nurse in a London hospital. When Eva falls in love with the Bohemian, Gabriel Bellamy, her hopes of becoming an artist falter. Caring for her invalid mother, Clemency remains tied to the family home, while Mariannes dreams turn to nightmare when she finds herself trapped in an isolated outpost of the empire with a cruel and dangerous man. Only her love for her son and her memory of her sisters thousands of miles away in England, give her the strength to survive.As the clouds darken and war changes the lives of all sisters, Iris, Marianne, Eva and Clemency must fight to free themselves of the bonds that confine them and discover love at last.All My Sisters is a hugely compelling, richly detailed and utterly absorbing novel of love, loss and war from the highly successful author of Middlemore, The Dark-Eyed Girls and Written on Glass.