From the Booker Prizewinning author of ‚e~Offshore‚e(tm) and ‚e~The Blue Flower‚e(tm); a funny, touching, authentic story of life at Broadcasting House during the Blitz.
The human voices of Penelope Fitzgerald‚e(tm)s novel are those of the BBC in the first years of the World War II, the time when the Concert Hall was turned into a dormitory for both sexes, the whole building became a target for enemy bombers, and in the BBC ‚e" as elsewhere ‚e" some had to fail and some had to die, but where the Nine O‚e(tm)Clock News was always delivered, in impeccable accents, to the waiting nation.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyMetcalfe - LibraryThing
Set amidst the arcane workings of the BBC at its Broadcasting House headquarters in central London during the darkest days of WWII, Human Voices follows the passions and whimsy of senior staff and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nocto - LibraryThing
I was actually looking for Offshore, Fitzgerald's Booker Prize winning book, but came across this one in the second hand bookshop instead. I'm glad I did, I'll definitely be looking out for more of ... Read full review