They Came Like Swallows (Modern Library)
Publish date: August 26th 1997
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
Bunny is eight years old in the late 1930's, the war has ended and he and his family live in a small Midwestern town, Bunny is our narrator for the first part of this novel. This is not really a coming of age novel, though it does include two young children. The Spanish Flu is rearing its ugly head ...
It has a completely different feeling from the short story but still is a work of a master.
This 1937 novel is a short, sad story of a family's arc from bliss to crisis. The book's three parts are told in succession from the vantage points of the Morison family's three males: eight-year-old Bunny, his older brother Robert, and the boys' father James. Each loves Elizabeth Morison for her al...
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