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The Dressmaker : Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, 1973, Paperback / softback Book

The Dressmaker : Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, 1973 Paperback / softback

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'The book I wish I'd written . . . Witty, chilling, every word in place' Hilary Mantel, GuardianWartime Liverpool is a place of ration books and jobs in munitions factories.

Rita, living with her two aunts Nellie and Margo, is emotionally naive and withdrawn.

When she meets Ira, a GI, at a neighbour's party she falls in love as much with the idea of life as a GI bride as with the man himself.

But Nellie and Margo are not so blind...

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