The Bells of Burracombe (Devon)

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The beginning of the beloved village series from Sunday Times bestselling author Lilian Harry.

When Stella Simmons comes to the Devonshire village of Burracombe to start her teaching career, she is alone in the world. Orphaned as child and brought up in a children's home, she was separated from her sister Muriel and has never been able to trace her.

Stella is soon caught up in the life of the village, and especially in the plans for celebrating the Festival of Britain. As headmistress Miss Kemp and vicar Basil Harvey try to keep the peace between villagers, who all have their own ideas for the proposed pageant and fair, Stella tries, with the help of artist Luke Ferris, to find her sister. But Luke has his own troubles...

THE BELLS OF BURRACOMBE begins the story of life in a Devonshire village in the 1950s and shows us a picture of Britain coming to terms with the aftermath of the Second World War and entering a new decade.

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When Stella Simmons comes to the Devonshire village of Burracombe to start her teaching career, she is alone in the world. Orphaned as child and brought up in a children's home, she was separated from her sister Muriel and has never been able to trace her. Stella is soon caught up in the life of the village, and especially in the plans for celebrating the Festival of Britain. As headmistress Miss Kemp and vicar Basil Harvey try to keep the peace between villagers who all have their own ideas for the proposed pageant and fair, Stella tries, with the help of artist Luke Ferris, to find her sister. But Luke has his own troubles. So begins the story of life in a Devonshire village in the 1950s, showing us a picture of Britain coming to terms with the aftermath of World War II and entering a new decade.

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Lilian Harry grew up near Portsmouth and now lives in a village on the edge of Dartmoor with her ginger cat and two miniature schnauzers. A keen bell-ringer and member of the local drama group, Lilian loves to walk on the moors. Her daughter and two grandchildren live nearby. Follow her on Twitter @LilianHarry.

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