Human Voices

Fitzgerald, Penelope

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From the Booker Prizewinning author of ‘Offshore’ and ‘The Blue Flower’; a funny, touching, authentic story of life at Broadcasting House during the Blitz.

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From the Booker Prizewinning author of ‘Offshore’ and ‘The Blue Flower’; a funny, touching, authentic story of life at Broadcasting House during the Blitz.

The human voices of Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel are those of the BBC in the first years of the World War II, the time when the Concert Hall was turned into a dormitory for both sexes, the whole building became a target for enemy bombers, and in the BBC – as elsewhere – some had to fail and some had to die, but where the Nine O’Clock News was always delivered, in impeccable accents, to the waiting nation.

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Weight 150 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 15 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

143

Language

English

Edition

Reissue

Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K