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For her grieving embittered mother After countless meals of boiled egg and dry toast she saves enough to move out of her mother's home and into the town of Winchester home to one of England's grandest cathedrals There Violet is drawn into a society of broderers women who embroider kneelers kneeling cushions for the Cathedral carrying on a centuries long tradition of bringing comfort to worshippersViolet finds s.

single kindle thread pdf A Single epub A Single Thread KindleFor her grieving embittered mother After countless meals of boiled egg and dry toast she saves enough to move out of her mother's home and into the town of Winchester home to one of England's grandest cathedrals There Violet is drawn into a society of broderers women who embroider kneelers kneeling cushions for the Cathedral carrying on a centuries long tradition of bringing comfort to worshippersViolet finds s.

[Ebook] ➩ A Single Thread By Tracy Chevalier – Nuiun.de An immersive moving story of a woman coming into her own at the dawn of the Second World War from internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier1932 After the Great War took both her beloved brothAn immersive moving story of a woman coming into her own at the dawn of the Second World War from internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier1932 After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé Violet Speedwell has become a surplus woman one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring.

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ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ Born19 October 1962 in Washington DC Youngest of 3 children Father was a photographer for The Washington PostChildhoodNerdy Spent a lot of time lying on my bed reading Favorite authors back then Laura Ingalls Wilder Madeleine L’Engle Zilpha Keatley Snyder Joan Aiken Susan Cooper Lloyd Alexander Book I would have taken to a desert island Anne of Green Gables by LM MontgomeryEduca

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  1. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleIn A Single Thread Tracy Chevalier paints a richly detailed picture of history and social change in England in the inter war years set in the beautiful location of Winchester with its magnificent cathedral In a well researched character driven story it is 1932 38 year old Violet Speedwell is deemed to be one of the 'surplus' women a conseuence of the huge numbers of men lost in WW1 women who are both pitied and


  2. Angela M Angela M says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleViolet inadvertently walks into the Winchester Cathedral during a ceremony for the “broderers” and is taken with the embroidered kneelers I was not and the first part of the book was a trudge for me I was bo


  3. Tammy Tammy says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleDespite having neither the temperament nor the talent to actively engage in the fiber arts I have always had an interest in them My forays into the world of knitting and needlepoint have resulted in frustration and I sheepishly admit swearing like a sailor We have a world renowned art museum here which has many fine examples on display so I content myself with viewing textiles tapestries and so on rather than actively taking part In this novel embroidery needlepoint provides a spinster with a way to connect with other women and leave her mark upon


  4. Ceecee Ceecee says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleIn a world that increasingly appears to have gone mad this book is a soothing calming balm This story is understated gentle and about a bye gone age when societies rules and foibles are usually strictly obeyed Tracy Chevalier is an author who can create a picture a character and an atmosphere with the appearance of effortlessness and that takes great skill and understanding of your craft The main character is Violet Speedwell and the era is the 1930’s the setting is principally beautiful Winchester and much of the focus is on the cathedral Violet is a lovely character although the book has a number of great characters some who are very likeab


  5. Emer (A Little Haze) Emer (A Little Haze) says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleThis was my first time reading a novel by Tracy Chevalier and I have a somewhat mixed reaction That's not to say the book is not enjoyable because it really is But something was a little bit missing for me and by about the 23 mark I was really ready for the book to be over A Single Thread follows the character of Violet Speedwell in 1930s England Violet is in her late thirties and is what is known at the time as a surplus woman meaning that she is unmarried and most likely without any prospects of ever getting married Both Violet's brother and fiancé were killed in World War I and she is still very much mourning the loss of these important men from her life The story starts with Violet finally asserting her independence and leaving her home to come live and work in Winchester One day she stumbles across a church service where a group of women volunteering as broaderers people who embroider are presenting their work kneelers and cushions at


  6. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleDNF at 50% Feel awful because this is my monthly read with Esil and Angela This for me is one of those books that one neither hates nor likes It is just stagnant If you like embroidery or hell ringers you might have better luck it is missing a spark just too much yada yada


  7. Linda Linda says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleA story is like building a chapel; A novel is a cathedral Rosario FerreTracy Chevalier centers A Single Thread around the majesty of the Cathedral in Winchester with its mighty presence and its abundant history Winchester Cathedral becomes the focal point of what has occured in the past in its community and what is transpiring in early May of 1932Winchester still bears the scars of World War I in which loss sits heavily at the elbow of family upon family Young men left the township in droves only to return shattered in mind and body or not at all Violet Speedwell feels the hollowness of fatality in the realization that there will never be a future for her brother George or there will never be the promises fulfilled of love from her fiance Laurence At thirty eight Violet has swallowed down the bitterness of living with her stern widowed mother who needles Violet const


  8. Esil Esil says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread Kindle325 starsA Single Thread had the ingredients for the kind of novel I usually love but unfortunately I found it uite flat in the delivery The story is set in the early 1930s and focuses on Violet Violet is 37 years old and thinks of herself as a “surplus woman” She wasn’t able to marry because so many men were killed during WWI and her options in life are seriously limited by her sex and marital status The story focuses on a year when Violet leaves her mother’s home and goes to live in Westminster where she works as a typist and joins a women’s embroidery group She also befriends one of the cathedral’s bell ringers My favourite part of the book was one of the sub characte


  9. Linden Linden says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleIt's 1932 and because so many young men have lost their lives in the Great War there is a whole generation of unmarried females unfortunately referred to as surplus women; Violet at age 38 is one of them She has lost both her fiance and brother in the war and decides to get a job in the next town to escape living with her cantankerous mother She gets involved with a group of women who embroider cushions for the church and learns far that just embroidery stitches through her association with these women Tracy Chevalier has evoked the period between the wars perfectly I felt as if I was in this English village where kindness and small mindedness coexisted in the multi faceted characters Chevalier has done her research and this novel is one of her best I just couldn't put it down


  10. TXGAL1 TXGAL1 says:

    ePUB Tracy Chevalier ´ A Single Thread Epub Ø A Single Kindle - ´ single kindle, thread pdf, A Single epub, A Single Thread KindleThe fabric of Violet Speedwell’s life begins to feel worn It is 1932 and as a 38 year old woman under the controlling needs of her negativewidowed mother Violet finally decides to take her life into her own hands and moves from Southampton to Winchester—at the disappointment of brother Tom and sister in law EvelynWorld War I has left her b


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