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The Gown Perfect for fans of The Crown reader ✓ Perfect for fans of The Crown Á join or create book clubs Á ❮BOOKS❯ ✸ The Gown: Perfect for fans of The Crown! An enthralling tale of making the Queen's wedding dress ✮ Author Join or cOne ofthe most anticipated reads from InStyle HelloGiggles Hypable Bookbub and BookriotOne of Real Simples Best Historical Fiction novels of the yearThe Gown is marvelous and moving a vivid portrait of female self reliance ina world racked by the cost of war Kate uinn New York Times bestselling author of The Alice NetworkFrom the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth centuryueen Elizabeths wedding gownand the fascinating women who made itMillions willwelcome this joyous event as a flash of color on the long road we have totravelSir Winston Churchill on the news of Princess Elizabethsforthcoming weddingLondon 1947 Besieged by the harshest winter in living memoryburdened by onerous shortages and rationing the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of uiet desperation despite their nations recent victoryAmong them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin embroiderers at the famed Mayfairfashionhouse of Norman Hartnell Together they forge an unlikely friendshipbut their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they arechosen for a once in a lifetime honor taking part in the creation of PrincessElizabeths wedding gownToronto 2016 More than half a century later Heather Mackenzie seeksto unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers a legacy fromher lategrandmother How did her beloved Nan a woman who never spoke of her oldlife in Britain come to possess the priceless embroideries that so closely resemble the motifs on the stunning gown worn by ueen Elizabeth II at herwedding almost seventy years before? And what was her Nans connection to thecelebrated textile artistand holocaust survivor Miriam Dassin?With The Gown Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous weddinggowns in history was created Balancing behind the scenes details with asweeping portrait of a society left reeling by the calamitouscosts of victory she introduces readers to three unforgettable heroines their points of view alternating and intersectingthroughout its pageswhose lives are woven together by the pain of survival the bonds of friendship and the redemptive power of love I thought this book was excellent The characters were interestingI liked the time zone variationThe topic was bound to be fascinating I shall now look at her other books

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One ofthe most anticipated reads from InStyle HelloGiggles Hypable Bookbub and BookriotOne of Real Simples Best Historical Fiction novels of the yearThe Gown is marvelous and moving a vivid portrait of female self reliance ina world racked by the cost of war Kate uinn New York Times bestselling author of The Alice NetworkFrom the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth centuryueen Elizabeths wedding gownand the fascinating women who made itMillions willwelcome this joyous event as a flash of color on the long road we have totravelSir Winston Churchill on the news of Princess Elizabethsforthcoming weddingLondon 1947 Besieged by the harshest winter in living memoryburdened by onerous shortages and rationing the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of uiet desperation despite their nations recent victoryAmong them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin embroiderers at the famed Mayfairfashionhouse of Norman Hartnell Together they forge an unlikely friendshipbut their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they arechosen for a once in a lifetime honor taking part in the creation of PrincessElizabeths wedding gownToronto 2016 More than half a century later Heather Mackenzie seeksto unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers a legacy fromher lategrandmother How did her beloved Nan a woman who never spoke of her oldlife in Britain come to possess the priceless embroideries that so closely resemble the motifs on the stunning gown worn by ueen Elizabeth II at herwedding almost seventy years before? And what was her Nans connection to thecelebrated textile artistand holocaust survivor Miriam Dassin?With The Gown Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous weddinggowns in history was created Balancing behind the scenes details with asweeping portrait of a society left reeling by the calamitouscosts of victory she introduces readers to three unforgettable heroines their points of view alternating and intersectingthroughout its pageswhose lives are woven together by the pain of survival the bonds of friendship and the redemptive power of love I was attracted to The Gown by the plot summary so I bought the Kindle edition While the plot is indeed good the character development drives the novel and contributes to its realism Robson created a genuine honest group of believable people in this story and showed solid attention to multiple details There were a couple of nice twists in character relationships that added depth and interest While the story dealt with hard issues of life in and after WWII the story is never gloomy because the characters maintain hope despite struggle and hardship The appendices offer insight into Robson’s process the genesis of the story and they open a window into the life of the living seamstresses who the novelist had the chance to interview for the book This was my first novel by Robson and it was a very pleasant read

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The Gown Perfect for fans of The Crown An enthralling tale of making the Queen's wedding dressOne ofthe most anticipated reads from InStyle HelloGiggles Hypable Bookbub and BookriotOne of Real Simples Best Historical Fiction novels of the yearThe Gown is marvelous and moving a vivid portrait of female self reliance ina world racked by the cost of war Kate uinn New York Times bestselling author of The Alice NetworkFrom the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth centuryueen Elizabeths wedding gownand the fascinating women who made itMillions willwelcome this joyous event as a flash of color on the long road we have totravelSir Winston Churchill on the news of Princess Elizabethsforthcoming weddingLondon 1947 Besieged by the harshest winter in living memoryburdened by onerous shortages and rationing the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of uiet desperation despite their nations recent victoryAmong them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin embroiderers at the famed Mayfairfashionhouse of Norman Hartnell Together they forge an unlikely friendshipbut their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they arechosen for a once in a lifetime honor taking part in the creation of PrincessElizabeths wedding gownToronto 2016 More than half a century later Heather Mackenzie seeksto unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers a legacy fromher lategrandmother How did her beloved Nan a woman who never spoke of her oldlife in Britain come to possess the priceless embroideries that so closely resemble the motifs on the stunning gown worn by ueen Elizabeth II at herwedding almost seventy years before? And what was her Nans connection to thecelebrated textile artistand holocaust survivor Miriam Dassin?With The Gown Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous weddinggowns in history was created Balancing behind the scenes details with asweeping portrait of a society left reeling by the calamitouscosts of victory she introduces readers to three unforgettable heroines their points of view alternating and intersectingthroughout its pageswhose lives are woven together by the pain of survival the bonds of friendship and the redemptive power of love Jennifer Robson’s novel THE GOWN captures a time and place with such exuisite detail Historical fiction fans royal watchers and fashion lovers behold this book Robson has woven a story about post war time England when times were terribly dismal – think rationing jobs were grueling and often served only to make ends meet if that and life was just hard But Princess Elizabeth’s upcoming royal wedding was soon to take place and all of London was a buzz Everyone awaited to see what she was going to wear and even in grim 1947 pre social media people were clamoring a glimpse of the design of yes a dress Perhaps a sparkle of hopeA young woman who lost her entire family but not hope had the talent and the good fortune to work as an embroider for the designer of the soon to be ueen’s wedding gown Her impending friendship with a new colleague transforms both of their lives and a generation to comeA magnificent story unfolds of friendship romance family and the ties that bind