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Jennifer Robson

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Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian National War Memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. A former copy editor, she holds a doctorate in British economic and social history from the University of Oxford. She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and young children.

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Hello, everyone — it’s almost impossible to believe, but Somewhere in France is on sale now, both in-store and online. It’s been a long road from the moment, nearly seven years ago, when I first dreamed of Lilly and her journey through the war, but at last I can share her story with all of you. Do let me know what you think of my book, and if you’d like a signed bookplate just send me an email (vi

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“Worrying about what would become of her work once it was finished was a waste of time, she told herself. The act of creation was what mattered.”
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“And tomorrow would be better than today.”
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