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Cloudless May

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First published in 1943, Cloudless May explores the political and psychological circumstances of the defeat of France in the Spring of 1940.The novel follows the life of a French businessman, his friends and his mistress, as they try to weather the storm that is the fall of France, during the devastation of the war.
Hardcover, 513 pages
Published September 1943 by Macmillan
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Jan 14, 2010 Mark rated it really liked it
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Recommended to Mark by: my admiration for her other works
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I just found it a clever investigation into the way different people deal with the inevitable struggles, fears and selfish temptations when confronted with a totally uncertain and possibly wholly destructive future. The descriptions by Jameson, the words and phrases she uses are beautiful. Fantastic images and you get a real sense of a huge number of different characters and the way they think adn love. it took me a little time to get the different people clear in my head but I think it was ...more
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Margaret Storm Jameson was an English writer, known for her 45 novels, and criticism.

Jameson studied at the University of Leeds, later moving to London, where in 1914 she earned an MA from King's College London. She was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. She married writer Guy Chapman, but continued to publish as Storm Jameson.

From 1939, Jameson was a prominent president of the British
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