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A Distant Romance

Collected by Roger Orgill

ISBN 9781909219977


A relationship begins . . . a young man undergoes eye surgery that results in a week of double-padded blindness. A young nurse returns to the Birmingham Eye Hospital from two weeks’ annual leave and attends to him. He is enchanted by her voice and they agree to meet when he is discharged.

This book is a record of the letters written by this young lady to her beau over a period of four years (August 1927 to April 1931) and documents the difficult social and economic problems a young couple faced at that time.

A Distant Romance

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