The Greengage Summer
Publish date: December 1st 1995
Publisher: Macmillan General Books
Pages no: 187
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Coming Of Age
This wasn't at all what I expected but in a good way. It's not my usual type of book so I was a little surprised that I liked it so much I read it in one sitting only putting it down for absolute necessities. Ostensibly a coming of age story about the awakening of sexuality, it deals with ordinary...
So evocative, with beautifully drawn characters and poignant scenes. Loved this
This was a nice lazy summer read. I blew through it in a couple of days. It's about five English children whose parents are unavailable. Father is in Tibet collecting plants and Mother is in hospital. The children spend the summer at a little country hotel in France and get a worldly education they ...