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Part Two 11 Marriage and the Scum of the World

Part Two 11  Marriage and the Scum of the World “Never in Egypt… The very way in which the scum of the world gather here is depressing…”   Len to her parents, letter of 12 December, 1948.   2 December, 1948.  Thursday. … Continue reading

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Part Two 10 Almost Home and Noel

Part Two   Chapter 10: Almost Home and Noel   In the nine week gap in this collection of correspondence between Mum and Len, this is the first letter of Mum’s since her last one of 18 April, 1948.  Len is … Continue reading

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Part Two 1: Fresh and Innocent

 Part Two   1: Fresh and Innocent “I’m so happy you are as you just are, so fresh and innocent and yet with that wee bit of worldly wisdom which is such a safeguard.  Your stay in the East will … Continue reading

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