Synopses & Reviews
"Her account records the personal adjustments that trickle into daily life amid sweeping international change."The Washington Post
This collection brings together into a single volume the best of Nella Last's prolific outpourings, including a great deal of new, unpublished material from the war years. Capturing the everyday trials and horrors of wartime Britain and the nation's transition into peacetime and beyond, Nella's touching and often humorous narrative provides an invaluable historical portrait of what daily life was like for ordinary people in the 1940s and 1950s.
Patricia Malcomson and Robert Malcolmson are social historians. They live in Nelson, British Columbia.
A collected edition of best-selling author Nella Last's diaries, including some never-before-published material from the war years.
About the Author
Patricia and Robert Malcolmson are social historians with a special interest in Mass Observation. They have edited several MO Diaries, including Nella Last's Peace and Nella Last in the 1950s. They live in Nelson, British Columbia.