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Coming home / Sue Gee.

By: Gee, Sue [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: Large print edition.Description: 540 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781444825244.Subject(s): Married people -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | India -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books.Summary: Spring 1947. In a few month's time the British flag will be lowered all over India, and with Independence thousands of those who made their lives there - as planters, civil servants, or in the Indian Army - will be returning to England. Among those coming home are Will and Flo Sutherland, who fell in love at the end of the war. India has been the defining experience of their lives: how will they make a new life now? They lease an isolated farm in the depths of Devon, but though Will makes a go of it, and their two small children thrive, the relentless work and hardship take their toll. Meanwhile, vulnerable Flo is struggling to write the story of their time in India.
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Spring 1947. In a few month's time the British flag will be lowered all over India, and with Independence thousands of those who made their lives there - as planters, civil servants, or in the Indian Army - will be returning to England. Among those coming home are Will and Flo Sutherland, who fell in love at the end of the war. India has been the defining experience of their lives: how will they make a new life now? They lease an isolated farm in the depths of Devon, but though Will makes a go of it, and their two small children thrive, the relentless work and hardship take their toll. Meanwhile, vulnerable Flo is struggling to write the story of their time in India.

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