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The moon at midnight / Charlotte Bingham.

By: Bingham, Charlotte, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Bexham trilogy: 3.Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2003Description: 505 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385602863 :; 0553813994 (Bantam pbk).Subject(s): Conflict of generations -- Fiction | Nineteen sixties -- Fiction | England -- Social conditions -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: It is 1962 and the threat of nuclear warfare is so real that people are taking their children to work or staying at home to wait for what they think might be the end of the world. No sooner has the threat of nuclear war passed than Judy, Mathilda and Rusty are facing a new, personal crisis brought about by their teenage children. They then find themselves in a battle to save their village.
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A thoroughly engrossing story from the little fishing village of Bexham about the generational conflict during the 1960s It is late autumn, 1962, and darkness is falling, but not just over the idyllic fishing port of Bexham. The threat of atomic warfare is so real that people are taking their children to work, or staying home with their families as they face what they think might be the end of the world. For some, the threat is all the more bewildering as they struggle to understand the new generation of the Sixties, a generation for whom they made so many wartime sacrifices, for whom they had such high hopes. No sooner has the threat of nuclear war seemed to have passed than Judy, Mathilda and Rusty are facing a new, personal crisis brought about by their teenage children. Much as Waldo Astley would like to remain on the sidelines, he finds it impossible, and this too brings about bitter opposition from those caught up in the near-tragedy. Still grieving for his lost wife, he tries his best to help his three friends, only to find himself falling in love with one of them. Meanwhile the younger generation have their own problems, all of which involve their families. That all the gen

It is 1962 and the threat of nuclear warfare is so real that people are taking their children to work or staying at home to wait for what they think might be the end of the world. No sooner has the threat of nuclear war passed than Judy, Mathilda and Rusty are facing a new, personal crisis brought about by their teenage children. They then find themselves in a battle to save their village.

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