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Our Emily: Adams Family Saga

(Adams Family Saga #2)

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Emily had been a quite horrible child. Pushy, rough, and none too clean (for it must have been Emily who passed on her head-lice to the Adams family), she had been the bane of Mrs Adams and her children who lived next door, and especially she had been a trial to Boots, who had avoided her whenever he could.

But Emily grown-up was a different matter.She was still a cockney g
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Published February 17th 1989 by Corgi (first published 1989)
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Dorcas
So in "Our Emily", book 2 in the Adams family chronicles, we have the kids all pretty much grown up.

Boots is back from the war, married and making due with his disability until an operation hopefully gives him his freedom back.
Ned and Lizzy are building a family, Tommy trying to find work in a depressed economy and Sammy making a killing in his various business ventures. Emily is still very much Emily, excelling in her workplace but feeling a failure as a wife.

The title is a bit of a misnomer a
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Penny
Mar 04, 2011 rated it really liked it
If you haven't read Mary Jane Staples stories of "The Adams Family" then you should. She tells a real story about real people full of humour laughter life and loves. I have read all of these a number of times and will definately read again.
Sarah
Jun 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Re-reading the whole series.

When I left England 8 years ago, I gave a huge box full of this Adams Family saga to my Nan. She sadly passed away and no one knew where the books went. I'd read them all and loved the whole collection. So now, I'm collecting them on my kindle, never to be lost again.
Mela
First of all, I haven't read the first part of Adams Family Saga (Down Lambeth Way). Nevertheless, this (second of the saga) novel is written in a way that I didn't feel I had missed something. I mean, a reader gets all information needed to understand the past and the present circumstances.

The book is one of those that are nicely and professionally written. The language which characters speak is as it should be, their dreams and views too (aptly to time and place in which the story happens). It
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Craig
Jan 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction
A solid second book in the Adams family saga.
Amanda Amory
Aug 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I just loved this book! Funny, emotive, gave you a sense of history. Made you cry too!
Nelima Nice
Feb 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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I loved the adams so much i wished i cud hv bn apart of it,ts a ril family book.no way u cn stay the same aftr readng t
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Mary Jane Staples is a pseudonym used by British author Reginald Thomas Staples (1911-2005). He is also published under the name Robert Tyler Stevens, R.T. Stevens, and James Sinclair.

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