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Random House presents the audiobook edition of Rich Girl, Poor Girl written by Val Wood, read by Anne Dover.

Christmas 1860:

Polly, living in grinding poverty, loses her mother in childbirth and finds herself alone on the streets of Hull.

Rosalie, brought up in affluence and comfort on the other side of town, loses her own mother in similar circumstances and on the same day.

Polly takes a job as scullery maid in Rosalie's lonely house, and the two girls form an unlikely friendship. Travelling to the North Yorkshire Moors they discover a new kind of life and find unexpected joy and fulfilment.

©2010 Valerie Wood (P)2010 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Dan & Kim
  • 08-04-2020

Enjoyable story and wonderful narrator

Lovely story with nothing too explicit, which makes a refreshing change and a pleasant listen with family. Love this narrator too. With audiobooks, a tone of voice can ruin even the best book, so I now choose my book according to the narrator. Anne Dover is one of the best!

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  • Valerie Paul
  • 27-05-2019

Rich girl, Poor girl

I. Love all Val Wood books, and Ann Dover helped to make it so good for me by the brilliant way she read the book. [She reads books so well, and puts so much into them].

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  • athydelacroix
  • 08-04-2019

Enchanting!

I loved this book! beautifully written and narrated. left me wanting a sequel.
Lovable characters. Well done!

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  • lou
  • 06-12-2020

Twee

Very twee and sickley sweet, bought this without realising I had bought a book by this authour before! and this is exactly the same as the other one, boring no real substance and sickley sweet ! really annoyed that I did this as I can not return. I don't know how this has got good reviews to be honest.

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  • Deeks
  • 19-07-2020

lovely story.

Typical Val Wood, some what predictable story, but really enjoyed the superb descriptive writing, would recommend

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 13-11-2019

two orphaned girls who find friendship

two girls find friendship despite being long to two different worlds and in the end find love

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  • A. Richards
  • 03-10-2019

just lovely

by chance a rich girl and poor girl lose their mums to a miscarriage on the same night,
they glance each other when both carriages are heading to the burial and become firm friends.
such a lovely story.

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  • Julia Merrett
  • 15-06-2019

Rich girl , Poor girl

I enjoyed this book very good ,I would like the story to go on. Brilliant

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  • Kathleen
  • 14-06-2019

brilliant

loved it, I got wrapped up in the drama.
thank you for yet another example of excellence

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  • yvonne
  • 14-06-2019

great read

great from start to finish really good story and well read could not put it down

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