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The Quilty Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Reading progress update: I've read 51 out of 158 pages.

Henrietta's War: News from the Home Front 1939-1942 (Bloomsbury Group) - Joyce Dennys

Talking about the Nazis invading Devon by sea:


"I was thinking today," said Lady B dreamily, "that if all we useless old women lined up on the beach, each of us with a large stone in her hand, we might do a lot of damage."


"The only time I saw you try to throw a stone, Julia, it went over your shoulder behind you," said Mrs. Savernack.


"Then I should have to stand with my back to the Germans," said Lady B comfortably."