The Camomile Lawn

Mary Wesley

Set in August, 1939, this story moves from Cornwall to London and back again, over the years, telling the stories of five cousins who have gathered at their aunt’s house for their annual ritual of a holiday. It presents a picture of wartime London: the rationing, the fallen houses, the parties, the new-found comforts of sex, and more.


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