Human Voices Author:Penelope Lively 'The "human voices" of Penelope Fitzgerald's enchanting novel are those of an eccentric group of broadcasters at the BBC in London during the air raids of WW II. When listeners tuned into the news in the middle of 1940 they had no idea what human drama - and follies - were unfolding behind the scenes. Targeted by enemy bombers, the BBC had turn... more »ed its concert hall into a dormitory for both sexes. And, as in any dormitory, romance and intrigue prevailed.'
Fitzgerald's own experiences at the BBC during the war sparked this novel. Romantic, ironic, tragic.« less