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Penelope Farmer
Birth date: June 14, 1939
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Well-Lucubrated
Well-Lucubrated rated it 8 years ago
A charming little story. Any attempts to summarize it would do it injustice, would make it sound like a trifle. Its simplicitly, however, is a strength. Oz writes in wonderful prose, and the story is just ambiguous enough to adumbrate a number of possible interpretations, likely all and none correct...
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Bashara Likes Books rated it 10 years ago
I really wish I could work up a thoughtful and inspiring review for this book, but I find I've lost my review writing mojo for the time being. The best I can say is that this is one of those substantive, contemplative, wistful types of stories that I think will appeal to a specific type of young re...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it 11 years ago
Ostensibly a time-travel book, this little gem is actually more about figuring out who one really is. Lots of interesting historical detail thrown in besides. And it's got the perennial hook of boarding school to add to the allure. The characters rang true- especially the confusion and dismay and mu...
Peptastic is standing still
Peptastic is standing still rated it 24 years ago
I read this book because of the cure song "Charlotte Sometimes" during my teenage years. It was a little past my age reading group but I was never the sort to care about age labels on books.That said, I did find it difficult to get into "The Summer birds" because it was too childish at my age now.Ch...
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