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A riveting glimpse of life and love during and after World War II—a heart-warming, touching, and thoroughly absorbing true story of a world gone by.

In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. They found a tiny office on London’s Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. Drawing on the bureau’s extensive archives, Penrose Halson—who many years later found herself the proprietor of the bureau—tells their story, and those of their clients.

From shop girls to debutantes; widowers to war veterans, clients came in search of security, social acceptance, or simply love. And thanks to the meticulous organization and astute intuition of the Bureau’s matchmakers, most found what they were looking for.

Penrose Halson draws from newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements, and interviews with the proprietors themselves to bring the romance and heartbreak of matchmaking during wartime to vivid, often hilarious, life in this unforgettable story of a most unusual business.

“A book full of charm and hilarity.”—Country Life

The Marriage Bureau Audiobook Narrator

Jane Copland is the narrator of The Marriage Bureau audiobook that was written by Penrose Halson

About the Author(s) of The Marriage Bureau

Penrose Halson is the author of The Marriage Bureau

PENROSE HALSON has been a teacher, an editor and a writer. She was first a client and later, beginning in 1986, the proprietor of the Katharine Allen Marriage & Advice Bureau, with which Heather Jenner’s agency had by then merged. She is the author of Happily Ever After: How to Meet Your Match. Penrose is married and lives in London.

The Marriage Bureau Full Details

NarratorJane Copland
Length7 hours 59 minutes
AuthorPenrose Halson
PublisherHarperAudio
Release dateMay 02, 2017
ISBN9780062674302

Subjects

According to HarperAudio, the Publisher of The Marriage Bureau Audiobook, The Marriage Bureau includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is History, Europe, Great Britain

Additional info

The imprint is HarperAudio. It is supplied by HarperAudio. The ISBN-13 is 9780062674302.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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