Female Friendly Folios

Books written by women and/or with a mainly female readership in mind.

A Flock of Female Friends

by John McGregor, BA
A fond look back at the weird, wild and wonderful women friends in the author's past
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A Lass Unparalleled | Susan Fleetwood

by Keith Connelly – The life and work of highly-respected British stage and screen actress Susan Fleetwood (1944-95)
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A Little School on the Downs

by Mary Bowmaker
How Victorian teacher Harriet Finlay Johnson made a tiny Sussex school world famous
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About Time an All

by Sheila Dobson
A personal investigation into Dreams, Archetypes & the Collective Unconscious inspired by the life and works of Carl Jung
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Adventures and Testimonies

by Grace Turner (nee Sajida Arnold)


An Anglo-Indian orphan's inspiring life story.

Available in softback or hardback versions.

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An Ordinary Life : the experiences of an RAF wife in the fifties

by Betty White

The life of a British forces family at RAF Seletar in Singapore and elsewhere in the postwar years.

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Aunt Alices War

by Douglas Walker
ARP warden Aunt Alice's overzealous efforts to protect the Lancashire seaside town of St Annes from enemy subterfuge during WW2 are a comedy treat for readers of any age.
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Before the Rainbow

by Joan Blackburn
The Story of Charles & Alice ~ an Edwardian married couple 1901-1941
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Bobbin Along

by Hazel Carr
Amy's life is going swimmingly when tragedy strikes and she starts to sink... Can anything refloat her boat?
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Boys & Other Animals

by Josephine Duggan Rees
A portrait of family life in rural England in the 1950s, 60s and 70s
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But Where Were the Bluebirds?

by Patricia Bending
Evocative childhood recollections of London in the 1940s ~ during World War II and its aftermath
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Cirla's Story by Cirla Lewis

Cirlas Story - My childhood in the Holocaust

by Cirla Lewis
A young Jewish girl's experiences in Nazi-occupied Belgium during the Holocaust years.
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Corduroy Days

Corduroy Days

by Josephine Duggan Rees
My experiences as a Land Girl in the Women's Land Army during World War II
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Dancing with Dyspraxia

by Hazel Carr 
A practical guide for Parents and Teachers of children with Dyspraxia
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Granddads Rainbow

by Joan Blackburn
A nostalgic memoir following the fortunes of a working-class family from Southern England during the 1940s and 50s
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Gyorgy

by Gyorgy Nadasdy & Julia Pinner
Experiences of a teenage Freedom Fighter in the 1956 Hungarian Uprising & the years in exile that followed.
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I Married a Princess

by Thomas Soars
The unusual story of an English RNVR officer who married a Persian princess during World War II and brought her home to a distinctly unglamorous life in England.
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I Want To Go Home – My Childhood in the London Blitz

by Catherine Jacobs
Childhood memories of family life in East London before and during the Second World War.
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In the Wake of War

by Jutta Tyler
An inspiring fictional tale of love and friendship in war-torn Lithuania during the Second World War and in the peace that followed.
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Just a Butchers Boy

by Christopher Bolton
This nostalgic look at small-town life in the UK during the 1950s will delight all those old enough to remember the era depicted.
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Letters from a Kashmir Memsahib

by Margaret Cloughley
An evocative series of letters describing the author's experiences during a two-year stay in this remote Himalayan province.
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Lollipops of Dust - My African Childhood

by Susan Read-Lobo
Memories of an Colonial Childhood in the Bechuanaland Protectorate (now Botswana) 1955-66.
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Naafi, Knickers and Nijmegen

by Joan Blackburn (formerly Ratcliff)
Adventures of a WRAF Airwoman 1959-63.
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Naafi, Nijmegen & the Path to Norway

by Joan Blackburn
Further adventures of a WRAF Airwoman – 1971 and beyond.
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Nothing So Strange

Nothing So Strange – a voyage to North Borneo

by Eileen Elizabeth Gidney
Memories of British North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia) in the early 1950s.
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