Maggie'S Kitchen

by Caroline Beecham | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1760293040 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winggoldenwattlewing of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia on 8/8/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by winggoldenwattlewing from Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Saturday, August 08, 2020
Amid the heartbreak and danger of London in the Blitz of WWII, Maggie Johnson finds her courage in friendship and food.
They might all travel the same scarred and shattered streets on their way to work, but once they entered Maggie's Kitchen, it was somehow as if the rest of the world didn't exist.
When the British Ministry of Food urgently calls for the opening of restaurants to feed tired and hungry Londoners during WWII, Maggie Johnson seems close to realising a long-held dream.
Navigating a constant tangle of government red-tape, Maggie's Kitchen finally opens its doors to the public and Maggie finds that she has a most unexpected problem. Her restaurant has become so popular that she simply can't find enough food to keep up with the demand for meals.
With the help of twelve-year-old Robbie, a street urchin, and Janek, a Polish refugee dreaming of returning to his native land, she evades threats of closure from the Ministry. But breaking the rules is not the only thing she has to worry about. . . as Maggie fights to keep her beloved Kitchen open, she discovers that some secrets have the power to change everything.

Picked up from a little library in Gundaroo Park (showground), Gundaroo, NSW.

Journal Entry 2 by winggoldenwattlewing at Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Friday, August 28, 2020

Released 5 mos ago (8/29/2020 UTC) at Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory Australia

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Released at our Bookcrossing meet, beside Gungahlin Pond, Nicholls, ACT.
The day was lovely and sunny, we spaced ourselves around a table, and nearby the sun sparkled off the water.
Enjoy the book :)

Journal Entry 3 by RosieCanberra at Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Saturday, August 29, 2020
Picked up at the monthly meet up at Gungahlin Pond. Thank you!

Journal Entry 4 by RosieCanberra at Waramanga, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Tuesday, November 17, 2020
An easy read, albeit a bit repetitive. I particularly enjoyed reading the recipes in the back if the book from the era, a nice touch.

Journal Entry 5 by RosieCanberra at Civic, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Saturday, November 28, 2020

Released 2 mos ago (11/28/2020 UTC) at Civic, Australian Capital Territory Australia

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Released at the monthly meet up at the City Labor club.

Released 1 mo ago (11/29/2020 UTC) at Malara street library in Waramanga, Australian Capital Territory Australia

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Placed in the Malara Street Library.

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