A Memory of Violets

A Memory of Violets

A Novel of London's Flower Sellers

Large Print - 2015
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"The story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2015.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781628995893
1628995890
Branch Call Number: GAYNOR H LP
Characteristics: 511 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.

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LASbookluvr
Jul 30, 2016

I love historical fiction and this book was wonderful with very likeable characters.
I enjoyed Hazel Gaynor's "The Girl Who Came Home" equally as much!

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cherylitzme
Nov 17, 2015

This book was a real page turner and a great story.It's worth reading.

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pp47
Oct 31, 2015

great as was her 1st novel, 3rd coming spring 2016 .great story line read a few chapters til u get into it. worth it P

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weezie1
Sep 08, 2015

I rated this book an 8/10. The novel was very well written and I would recommend this book to anyone. You can not put it down.

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occy
Apr 27, 2015

One of the best novels I've read in a long time. A historical fiction based on the lives of 2 orphaned London flower sellers in the late 1800's. A fast moving story which is full of twists and turns and a story you will be sorry to see end. It gives you a good insight into the lives of these poor children of that era.

lbhbook07 Mar 12, 2015

Chapter 12

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readsalot80
Feb 27, 2015

This is an interesting look at the hard life of poor and orphaned girls in London. Two sisters, Flora and Rosie, who are orphaned sell flowers to make enough money to survive. Flora uses a cane to walk and Rosie is almost blind. They are separated and for the rest of her life Flora looks for Rosie. She writes in a journal which is found years later by Tilly Harper. Both Flora and Tilly work for Mr. Shaw in one of his homes for Flower Girls. Tilly decides to find Rosie for Flora and give her the things she has found. Based on fact this is lovely story about love and family.

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