Forgive and Forget is a heart wrenching historical tale, from the much loved Margaret Dickinson Polly Longden s china doll looks belie a strong and fiery personality When typhoid strikes her home city of Lincoln, she needs every ounce of that strength in order to cope With the death of her mother, thirteen year old Polly has to give up her ambition of becoming a teacherForgive and Forget is a heart wrenching historical tale, from the much loved Margaret Dickinson Polly Longden s china doll looks belie a strong and fiery personality When typhoid strikes her home city of Lincoln, she needs every ounce of that strength in order to cope With the death of her mother, thirteen year old Polly has to give up her ambition of becoming a teacher to care for her family When their father, too, falls victim to the typhoid, his only hope is to go to hospital, leaving Polly to cope alone Thankfully she has the support of her neighbours Bertha Halliday and her son, Leo, a young policeman.Through all the hardships that follow, Polly is sustained by her dream of becoming Leo s wife But her father s hot temper leads him to the wrong side of the law during the railway riots of 1911, forcing Leo to take drastic action that Polly will surely never be able to forgive and forget .
Forgive and Forget Forgive and Forget is a heart wrenching historical tale from the much loved Margaret Dickinson Polly Longden s china doll looks belie a strong and fiery personality When typhoid strikes her home city
This is one of the worst books I have ever read The pacing is incredibly slow, the author tells for the majority of the narrative and it s halfway through the novel before anything happens Would not recommend.
A very enjoyable read, starts before the first world war in Lincoln, poor loveable Polly, who s mother dies of typhoid after giving birth, leaving Polly aged just thirteen to look after the rest of her family Would recommend.
Forgive and Forget wasn t really swoon worthy No pulse racing, OMAGAWD HES SO HOT AND THEY RE SO CUTE TOGETHER moments.Nor was it the ughhh I HATE THIS STUPID NOVEL throws it across the floor type.It was simply an above average book, which had the potential to be waaayyy better.The story is pivoted around Polly Longden, a wonderfully brave and strong heroine, who through all the numerous twists and turns of her life struggles for her happily ever after.Polly is thirteen, when we first see her A [...]
Polly leads a quiet life until typhoid strikes her home city of Lincoln at the start of the twentieth century Her mother dies and she has to leave school aged 13 and keep her family together Her father works on the railways but strikes and loses his job Her brother gets into trouble with the law and her sister gets into trouble of another sort.Poor Polly keeps moaning to herself that she wanted to be a teacher, but got no chance She should have upped and married the handsome young policeman who [...]
Romantic saga set in early twentieth century Lincolnshire Teenager Polly Longden is left to shoulder the burden of caring for her siblings when her mother dies in a typhoid epidemic Her father also contracts the disease, but survives it, although he emerges from the experience a different character Two men vie for Polly s affection he former employer Roland Spicer and local policeman Leo Halliday Polly s heart belongs to Leo but the course of true love is not destined to run smooth Forgive and F [...]
This book was brilliant, the story is told in such away that you re in the story So much heartbreak in this book that I cried on many accounts and when it finished I was bawling my eyes out, even though the ending was a bit rushed Nonetheless, I loved Polly s story so much, it was so real and authentic really giving me an insight of some of the hardships people went through a during that period in history I loved it just as I ve loved every other Margaret Dickinson book I ve ever read.
Margaret Dickinson as usual has done a great job on the storyline, with a family saga that follows them over the years, following the devastation of an typhoid outbreak and the early 1900 s This is a lovely story but I did find it slightly drawn out compared to previous Margaret Dickinson books.
Very good story Right mix of intrigue and romance A bit drawn out midway with repetitiveness but on the whole good story of love, loyalty, pain and second chances.
Yet again, an amazing book Loved every one of her books