Miss Carter’s war (Hancock, Sheila) (2014, paperback)

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It is 1948 and Britain is struggling to recover from the Second World War. Half French, half English, Marguerite Carter, young and beautiful, has lost her parents and survived a terrifying wR, working for the SOE behind enemy lines. Leaving her partisan lover she returns to England to be one of the first women to receive a degree from the University of Cambridge.

Now she pins back her unruly auburn curls, draws a pencil seam up her legs, ties the laces on her sensible black shoes, belts her grey gabardine Mac and sets out towards her future as an English teacher in a girl’s grammar school. For Miss Carter has a mission-to fight social injustice, to prevent war and to educate her girls....