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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (49 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mandy Sayer Narrator: Kate Hoo Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Sydney, 1942. Pearl is 18, beautiful and impetuous. She plays saxophone in an all-girl jazz band at the Trocadero and occasionally sits in on underground gigs with her twin brother Martin, who also plays the sax. On one such evening black GI and jazz legend James Washington blows into her life, and nothing is ever the same again, especially not Pearl. A love story begins to unfold against the blacked-out nights and rumour-filled days of a city in the grip of war. But public events are closing in on Pearl's private world. When James is shipped out to fight in New Guinea, she hatches a breathtaking plan to reunite with him. And then all hell breaks loose. Moving, tender and audaciously original, Love in the Years of Lunacy is a love story with a haunting jazz soundtrack and a war story like no other.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ruth Bonetti | 9/25/2013

    " A wonderful book that portrays the WW2 years in Sydney. What a twist at the end! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gee | 8/12/2013

    " This was a surprising book - but that's what you read for I guess. Mandy Sayer certainly evoked a Sydney of the past and a main character I found I kept liking more as I read on. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Anthea | 8/1/2013

    " A breathtaking story of love. And of strength. And of prejudice. And of war. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Susan | 5/27/2013

    " Not great literature, but a good story and quite engaging. A different slant on the WWII stuff I've been reading a lot of. Stretching the verisimilitude here but still exciting reading. "

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