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Helen Bryan
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Even after all this time, the very thought of returning to England, let alone the village, even with her husband, Bruno, by her side, made her feel sick.
-- Narrator (Prologue paragraph 10)

Importance: In the prologue, readers are briefly introduced to four women who will ultimately become the main characters of Helen Bryan's novel War Brides. Among them is Tanni, whose apprehension about traveling back to the village where she spent several years of her youth and young adulthood is clear and marked. In many ways, Tanni mirrors the other girls as well with her apprehension. This sets the stage for the book.

It’s not a question of whether war is coming, but when, possibly a matter of days.
-- Penelope Fairfax (Chapter 7 paragraph 5)

Importance: Working on behalf of the British government to help identify and evacuate children from the cities to safety in the country, Penelope Fairfax is frustrated by women like Mrs. Pigeon. Mrs. Pigeon has refused to...

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