The Dressmaker : Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, 1973 Paperback
'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Rita, living with her two aunts Nellie and Margo, is emotionally naive and withdrawn.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...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 02/09/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780349123707
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