The Last Debutante

The Last Debutante

By: Lesley Lokko (author)Audio Book

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1936, Chalfont Hall, Dorset, and as the dressmaker puts the last pins in her dress, thirteen-year-old Kit is wondering why she has to go through the charade of seeing her sister Lily presented at Court. With her waves of auburn hair and her piecing green eyes, Kit knows that her sister's place on the social scene is guaranteed regardless of her dress, and as the door to a life of parties and eligible young men opens for Lily, Kit must made do with tiptoeing around the gallery of the Chalfont, eavesdropping on the conversations of the grown-ups. But the arrival one evening of a distinctly German visitor soon sets in motion a chain of events that none of the family could have anticipated. Years later, the aftershock of events will be felt by a new generation...In this captivating family drama which sweeps from the 1930s to the present day, Lesley Lokko spins a story of sisters and long-held secrets. (p) 2016 Orion Publishing Group

About Author

After various careers from cocktail waitress to kibbutz worker, Lesley Lokko trained as an architect, but always dreamt of writing. She lives in Johannesburg. Find out more at

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781409160342
  • Format: Audio Book
  • running time: 720
  • ID: 9781409160342
  • ISBN10: 1409160343

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