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Pauline Kirk

Pauline_KirkThis memoir, edited by Pauline Kirk, gives a remarkable insight into life in the services during the Second World War. It offers an alternative view to the typical tales of derring-do. Lewis Hill describes the rigours of daily life on and off base, his training, service with a Balloon Squadron in the UK, journey to the Middle East on the troopship Queen Mary, and subsequent postings to Kenya and El Gedida in Egypt. His letters are a valuable record of the places he visited while on leave, including Palestine, Israel, and Syria, names which feature so much in present-day news. Thinking of You Always is also the story of the writer’s love for a woman he defied family and chapel to marry, ‘the best friend’ he missed through five years of separation.

Copies of the book will be available to buy from Stairwell books.

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Nunnington Hall

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Date:
April 1, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Organizer

Ryedale Book Festival

Venue

Nunnington Hall
North Yorkshire YO62 5UY United Kingdom + Google Map