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It is 1918. The Great War is coming to an end, and Mary is holding hope her husband, Eli, a soldier, is still alive, although he has not written for three months. Worse still, Eli’s army pay has vanished, and Mary’s family is barely living on the breadline.

At home, in a poverty stricken workers' town in the industrial North of England, there is Mary's mother Beatrix, who
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Kindle Edition, 1, 85 pages
Published September 18th 2014 by Kindle Single
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Bill
Nov 13, 2014 Bill rated it it was amazing
"Under Gaslight" tells of one woman's battles within the War to End All Wars.
On her Northern England front, Mary's enemy is the unforgiving poverty that has whittled her family and all but broken her soul. As delineated with aching beauty by the poetic Michelle Wareham, this tale is told upon a stage where feudalism is fading and enlightenment is promised. Still that is of little comfort to Mary, who must look to the stars because the earth holds no hope.
It is within this shifting scene that War
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