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Strawberry Fields

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On Christmas Day 1924, Sara Cordwainer rides to church in Liverpool with her parents in their Rolls Royce. As they pass the ragged children outside the gates, she gives them her collection money, and unwittingly precipitates a tragedy that will haunt her for many years to come.
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published October 21st 1998 by Book Club Associates (first published 1995)
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Craig
Feb 11, 2013 Craig rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Having been the first book by author Katie Flynn that I read, I found it to be very enjoyable, slightly predictable maybe, but nonetheless very pleasant. Twelve-year-old Sara Cordwainer, is the unloved child of rich and fashionable parents. On Christmas Day, 1924, she stops to talk to a ragged girl with a baby in her arms outside her church. After a brief chat she takes pity on them , and gives them her collection money. But from this generous act comes a tragedy which will haunt her for years. ...more
Ria
Jan 07, 2016 Ria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sara Cordwainer is very well off, she comes from a wealthy family but is very unloved by her aristocratic and aloof parents so when she sees a young girl with a small child in her arms she is moved to give her some money and a pair of gloves to put on the baby's icy cold feet, so starts a chain of events that ensure that in a way the fates of those two girls and Sara are inextricably entwined.
When later she meets a lovely young Irishman named Brogan he is an unwitting link to those two girls but
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Nancy White
May 06, 2014 Nancy White rated it liked it
I expected this book to be pretty bad because I bought it for *very cheap*. But in fact it was an enjoyable read.

Set over a number of years in depression-era England & Ireland, this novel is primarily an historical romance but it also has elements of the dramatic. I found it to be an engaging portrayal of the time although I can't judge the accuracy of the representation, since my knowledge about that era is pretty sparse.

I liked the characters although they were a bit "Mary Sue".

I guess I r
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Claire Moss
Mar 29, 2015 Claire Moss rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading this book although the story dragged a little and the ending seemed a tad rushed, I liked the history and the children involved made it heartwarming
Kelly
Feb 25, 2013 Kelly rated it it was ok
I didn't really catch on this book, was boring and the amount of times I thought I'd never get through it, this is the second K. Flynn book I've read and will not be reading anymore!
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Katie Flynn was born in Norwich and attended Norwich High School, where she was extremely happy and extremely undistinguished. Published at the tender age of eight, in Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories, she joined a Writers’ Circle as an adult, publishing short stories, articles, etc; only turning to novels in 1971 because the postal strike cut off her main source of income!
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