Ladysmith

Ladysmith

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In the dying days of the 19th century, the world's eyes turn to the small South African town of Ladysmith. Under siege from Boer forces, British soldiers and townsfolk wait for rescue. They try to keep their spirits up with parties and cricket matches, but General Buller's relief column cannot break through. All that arrives is danger, disease and starvation.

Amongst a cast of characters ranging from Irish Republican renegades to London literary editors, from Churchill to Gandhi, is one young woman. For Bella Kiernan, the siege represents an unexpected chance to rebel against constricting social and domestic bonds and pursue a life of romance and adventure.
Info

ISBN: 9781474624336

Published Date: February 17, 2022

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Language: English

Page Count: 288

Size: 7.50" l x 4.72" w x 0.97" h

Category

Fiction

Subject

Historical