Book: The Liberty Bodice [Paperback] by Joy M. Lilleycategories: Book, French Resistance, Courage, Tenacity, WW2, S.O.E., Women, Cruelty, Starvation, Historical Fiction
Joy M. Lilleyabout this book: This story tells of tremendous tenacity in the face of adversity.
A young girl [Gloria, our protagonist] with a penchant for languages, is equipped to join the S.O.E. [SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE].After a gruelling training she is parachuted into France to work with the French résistance.
A number of successful missions are accomplished before Gloria is captured. Here she endures great hardship and is sent to the Dachau concentration camp.
Along with a friend they plan their escape Gloria succeeds and her friend fails. Thereafter Gloria is determined to find her way back to her resistance colleagues in France.
This is where the story shows how her strength of character comes into its own. She is faced with terrible situations, overcomes them, returning to England and to her family.
It is not too long before she returns to fight again with the resistance, finds love and decides to seek out old comrades that she hopes have made it through the war.
Most adult readers will enjoy the twists and turns of this novel.
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