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‘Footfall is as engaging as it gets. Cassandra James is . . . a terrific character, beautifully honed from seemingly staid academic to feisty heroine . . . a truly breathtaking read.’

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Remarkable memoir: A Chelsea Concerto

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in A Chelsea Concerto, Frances Faviell, The Blitz | 6 Comments

Frances Faviell wrote A Chelsea Concerto some years after living through the Blitz. She was a privileged young woman, earning a living as an artist, and sufficiently well off to have a housekeeper, the splendid┬áMrs Freeth. Simply as a social document of a slightly Bohemian, but respectable middle-class way of life it would be fascinating, […]