Love in the blitz : the long-lost letters of a brilliant young woman to her beloved on the front /

On July 17th 1939, Eileen Alexander, a bright young woman recently graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, begins a brilliant correspondence with fellow Cambridge student Gershon Ellenbogen that lasts five years and spans many hundreds of letters. But as Eileen and Gershon's relationship flou...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Alexander, Eileen, 1917-1986 (Author)
Other Authors: McGowan, David (Novelist) (Editor), Crane, David (David R.) (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
Edition:First U.S. edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / by Oswyn Murray
  • Historical introduction / by David Crane
  • Drumnadrochit, summer 1939. September 1939-April 1940
  • 'No time to sit on brood'. May-September 1940
  • My young fellow. September-December 1940
  • Blitz. January-March 1941
  • Intentions. March-September 1941
  • A rill civil servant. September-December 1941
  • Your intended. January-May 1942
  • Separation. May-December 1942
  • Limbo. January 1943-March 1944
  • The long wait. April 1944- March 1946
  • Twin compasses
  • Postscript.