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Clouds, Sapphires and The Beatles Lesley Mackarel

Clouds, Sapphires and The Beatles

Lesley Mackarel

Published January 2nd 2012
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Kindle Edition
281 pages
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Imagine Woolton, Liverpool. It is summer 1947 . A US army deserter mysteriously arrives.He meets and falls in love with a naive seventeen year old local girl, a young woman who has never met anyone like him before....Two years later a murder shakesMoreImagine Woolton, Liverpool. It is summer 1947 . A US army deserter mysteriously arrives.He meets and falls in love with a naive seventeen year old local girl, a young woman who has never met anyone like him before....Two years later a murder shakes the foundations of Britain. That same girl has murdered her husband. Why? What has led her to this intense crime of passion? Despite campaigns throughout Britain against her execution, she goes to the gallows, leaving behind her tiny orphaned son...Eight years later, and it is 1957. That same boy, now nine years old, is a bystander at the at the Woolton Festival, the day Lennon met McCartney. Against this background the plot is drawn out.What is the mystery behind this story that modern day writer Helen Lancaster is concocting? Who is this orphan boy? Will he forever be a nowhere boy, without family, or can another stranger from the distant future change the course of events?Lesley Brownlow Mackarel takes you on a tram ride of the imagination, past Strawberry Fields and along Penny Lane, meeting people who are living and those who have gone before. Join her in this suburban psychological romance, from the Liverpool of the 1940s to the cultural and technological hub of the present day.