Faced with a future that holds little promise, Lydia Halley longs to leave home. But it is only after her mother's tragic death that she finally seizes her chance of freedom - a freedom she has yearned for all her life.
Taking up lodgings in the bustling city of Redbury, she meets handsome stranger Guy Anderson and so begins a friendship which blossoms into love. Until one day a telegram from Italy brings devastating news forGuy and their passionate leave-taking has dramatic consequences for them both...
Jess Foley was born in Wiltshire but moved to London to study at the Chelsea School of Art, and then worked for several years as a painter and actor before writing So Long At The Fair. Jess lives in Blackheath, southeast London.
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