Viewing Entry - A Long and Lonely Road (S13728) by Flynn, Katie
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A Long and Lonely Road
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Domestic fiction. World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- England -- Fiction.
When war is declared Rose agrees with her violent, abusive husband that their two young daughters must be evacuated. Daisy and Petal are happy at first, but circumstances change and they are put in the care of a woman who hates all scousers and taunts them with the destruction of their city. They run away, arriving home on the worst night of the May Blitz. Rose is attending the birth of her friend's baby and goes back to Bernard Terrace to find her home has received a direct hit, and is told that the children were seen entering the house the previous evening. Devastated, she decides to join the WAAF, encouraged by an RAF pilot, Luke, whom she has befriended.