War Games in an Urban Village A Personal Account of Boyhood


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Girl Games | Published on 25/Nov/2019 13:56

Booktango , 2013-09-30
War Games in an Urban Village follows the adventures of a Ten-year-old Boy and his peers during the last year of WW11. Under the British austerity of 'Blood, Sweat and Tears', his simple, regulated Welsh lifestyle is quickly overturned by the appearance of Victoria Courtney, an orphan evacuated from the bombed out slums of Stepney, London. Streetwise and cunning, Vicky soon establishes herself into his unsophisticated young life, neigbourhood and School. Set against the unfolding background of War in Europe, the stories of his escapades with Vicky contain all the ingredients of childhood at that time; fun and humour, sorrow and poignancy, hope and despair. It also includes love and hate...



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