Song of the Skylark



Song of the Skylark Lizzie Has An Unfortunate Knack For Attracting Bad Luck, But This Time She S Hit The Jackpot Losing Her Heart To Her Boss At The Radio Station Where She Works Leads Directly To Losing Her Job, And With No Money In The Bank She S Forced To Swallow Her Pride And Return Home To Her Parents As If That Wasn T Bad Enough, Her Mother Finds Her Work At The Local Care Home For The Elderly, And It S There That Lizzie Meets Mrs Dalli In Her Nineties, Mrs Dalli Also Finds Herself In A Situation Which She S Reluctantly Coming To Terms With Old Age Has Finally Caught Up With Her, And With Her Life Drawing To A Close She Gives In To The Temptation To Relive The Past By Sharing It With Lizzie.She Tells Lizzie Of The Day When, As A Young Girl, And Shortly Before The Outbreak Of World War II, She Left Her Home In America To Cross The Atlantic To England Where She Hoped To Meet Her English Grandparents For The First Time At Best She Hoped For A Family Reconciliation, But Before Long Her Visit Turned Into So Much As Lizzie Listens To Mrs Dalli S Story, She Begins To Realise That She S Not The Only Person To Attract Bad Luck, Or Make Mistakes, And Maybe Things Aren T So Bad For Her After All.

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 398 pages
  • Song of the Skylark
  • Erica James
  • English
  • 21 July 2018

10 thoughts on “Song of the Skylark

  1. Elaine says:

    This is a really enjoyable read told in two different time frames In the present day we have Lizzie, just returned to her parents home in Suffolk to lick her wounds after losing her job when her relationship with her boss is discovered When her mother decides it would do her good to spend some time volunteering as a befriender in a local nursing home she is initially reluctant, but when she arrives there she forges a special friendship with one of the residents, Clarissa, which will help her This is a really enjoyable read told in two different time frames In the present day we have Lizzie, just returned to her parents home in Suffolk to lick her wounds after losing her job when her relationship with her boss is discovered Wh...

  2. Karen says:

    4.5 Lizzie has always been a worry to her parents Unlike her brother, who is farsensible and settled with his own family, Lizzie has always been a magnet for trouble When she moves back in with her parents after losing her job at a radio station, her actions have repercussions for her family too To occupy her time whilst she looks for another job, Lizzie s mother volunteers her for part time wo...

  3. Janine says:

    This was set in two time zones with both stories being great but it was Clarissa s story that I loved A lovely book.

  4. Suze Lavender says:

    Lizzie has messed things up She fell in love with her boss and has lost her job because of it She s living with her parents again and has to start over She isn t the most lucky person in the world She often makes mistakes and a lot of things tend to go wrong in her life Her mother encourages her to take a job in a retirement home It s voluntary and it gives Lizzie something to do and it might teach her something as well There Lizzy meets Mrs Dalli Lizzie loves spending time with the Lizzie has messed things up She fell in love with her boss and has lost her job because of it She s living with her parents again and has to start over She isn t the most lucky person in the worl...

  5. Kim says:

    This was such a beautiful story I couldn t put it down and couldn t wait to read .When Lizzie loses her job after having a relationship with the boss she returns home to her parents Her mum arranges for her to volunteer at a local nursing home Although she isn t keen she goes along and finds the people there fascinating She has a special affinity with Clarissa and the book takes the form of two stories, present day and Clarissa s early life.Lizzie eagerly awaits the next instalment and f This was such a beautiful story I couldn t put it down and couldn t wait to read .When Lizzie loses her job after having a relationship with the boss she returns home to her parents Her mum arranges for her to volunteer at a local nursing home Although she isn t keen she goes along and finds the people there fascinating She has a special affinity with Clarissa and the book takes the form of two stories, present day and Clarissa s early life.Lizzie eagerly awaits the next instalment and finds herself getting over heartbreak but finding great pleasure in new friendships.The relationship between the two is really special and you can just feel the warmth around them Clarissa s story is fascinating and you find yourself eager to hear the next instalment, alongside Lizzie.It is lovely to see how Lizzie s new life opens her eyes to the way she sees the world and her relationships with others The ...

  6. Saskia says:

    Het was al even geleden dat ik een roman las Meestal ben ik van de thrillers maar zo af en toe ter afwisseling wil ik wel eens een roman oppakken Zo ook met een onverwachte wending en jeetje zegwat een prachtig mooi verhaal is dit Het boek bevat twee verhaallijnen die samenkomen doordat de oude mevrouw Dalli haar verhaal verteld aan Lizzie Lizzie op haar beurt kent de nodige ellende in het leven en vind afleiding bij het mooie verhaal van de oude vrouw Echt ik had nog nooit wat gel Het was al even geleden dat ik een roman las Meestal ben ik van de thrillers maar zo af en toe ter afwisseling wil ik wel eens een roman oppakken Zo ook met een onverwachte wending en jeetje zegwat een prachtig mooi verhaal is dit Het boek bevat twee verhaallijnen die ...

  7. Andrew says:

    I loved this book This book is set in the current time based on Lizzie who has just been sacked due to indiscretions at work, and goes to work voluntarily in an old people s home where one resident tells Lizzie her story of what happened to her before, during and just after the Second World War I loved the back story and there were moments which brought me to tears onthan one occasion This story had a dramatic effect on Lizzie and as a result changes were made in her life A recommended I loved thi...

  8. Diane Will says:

    What a lovely read this was Going between past and present.Clarissa and Lizzie, years apart in age but are brought together when Lizzie s mother gets her to volunteer at the care home she helps works at.Lizzie befriends Clarissa 95 and she begins to ask Clarissa about her past She opens up and there the tale begins of how she sailed from America over to the UK at the age of 19 and how she made friends on board with Artie, Ellis, Effie, Betty Once she arrives in England she seeks out her What a lovely read this was Going between past and present.Clarissa and Lizzie, years apart in age but are brought together when Lizzie s mother gets her to volunteer at the care home she helps works at.Lizzie befriends Clarissa 95 and she begins to ask Clarissa about her past She opens up and there the tale begins of how she sailed from America over to the UK at the age of 19 and how she made friends on board with Artie, Ellis, Effie, Betty Once she arrive...

  9. Dannielle Potts says:

    My Second Book Bu Erica James And Again Set In WWII She Is Fast Becoming One Of My Favourite Authors, Having Me Smiling And Crying Within A Matter Of Pages Lovely Characters Who I Latched On To And Always Wanted To Know More About I Did Feel That This Book Could ve Gone On For Long...

  10. Aimee says:

    I received a copy of Song of the Skylark from Hachette New Zealand to review When I first read the synopsis of this I really wanted to know Mrs Dalli s story.This book is told in multiple perspectives, Lizzie and her family and also Mrs Dalli, orClarissa, when she tells Lizzie about her past.While I was reading about Clarissa s past I kept forgetting that there was another storybeing told in this book I was so drawn into her world that I forgot Lizzie and her problems completely Clari I received a copy of Song of the Skylark from Hachette New Zealand to review When I first read the synopsis of this I really wanted to know Mrs Dalli s story.This book is told in...

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