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Fortunes of War

Fortunes of War - Olivia Manning, Emilia Fox

bookshelves: re-read, spring-2011, play-dramatisation, published-1981, wwii, war

Read from April 04 to 11, 2011


** spoiler alert ** A re-read via

Stars Joanna Lumley.


Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939, just as Europe is about to tear itself apart."
04/05/2011     2.0% "

Harriet and Guy must face impending war in Bucharest and the treachery of friends."
04/06/2011       "

With war looming, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close."
04/07/2011     4.0% "

Forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of husband Guy. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks."
04/09/2011 page 5     "

Harriet and Guy flee to Egypt, but the reality of war strains their fragile marriage."
04/11/2011 page 6     "
The threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy."