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Helen Simonson's new novel The Summer Before the War

April 4th, 2016

Episode 1190 of 1400 episodes

In a small town in England in 1914 it was a golden year which was, of course, about to be shadowed by the war. Amidst the hierarchies and local politics, a young woman arrives in town to be the new Latin teacher, and the town is set on its ear.