Bernstein and Trish Wilcox are worlds apart in terms of social class
- in terms of everything. Hannah is Jewish from the middle-class
suburb of Didsbury and Trish is Catholic from an underprivileged
Manchester council estate.
Following a major
earthquake during their holiday in Naples, Hannah and Trish become
trapped together for a week in the hotelís Ladiesí room. Prior to
this, the holidaymakers are strangers. One thing they do have in
common, however, is skeletons in their cupboards which they have
realised cannot possibly be taken to the grave.
continues around Hannah and Trishís dark secrets.
set in Naples, the story is based around Manchester, UK, spanning
four decades from the 1970s.
A Glimmer Through
the Breach, although not autobiographical, does reflect the
authorís Neapolitan heritage and her lifelong experiences of having
lived in both Manchester districts portrayed in the story.
"Page turner with lots of twists."
is more than thorough and particularly interesting is the
background to the main characters."
reading this book. A heart-warming and clever story."
written book. I was hooked from start to finish."
"Couldnít put it down."
enjoyable book which really pulls you in to all the characters
into some of the Jewish traditions is really interesting to
non-Jews like myself."
"I Loved this
book, it was well researched and flowed well. Characters
seemed genuinely real people."
"I was on a rollercoaster of emotion as
I followed the intertwined paths of Trish and Hannah."
GET A GLIMMER
THROUGH THE BREACH