Eve Green

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W.W. Norton & Company, 2005 - Fiction - 287 pages
10 Reviews
"Susan Fletcher's first novel . . . is one of those lyrical books about childhood in which the physical details--the sights, the smells--take on a vividness that's entrancing."--Polly Shulman, New York Times Book Review "Readers who like to plumb the depths of loss and its counterpart--the joy of living--would do well to pick up [Eve Green]."--Jessica Treadway, Chicago Tribune

After her young mother's sudden death eight-year-old Eve is sent to live with her grandparents in rural Wales. In this unfamiliar world, she is told stories about her relatives but is forbidden to ask about her father, an Irish thief who abandoned her mother. When an older girl in town disappears, Eve is drawn into the longstanding secrets and suspicions of her town. A rare page turner, Eve Green is a dramatic story about a grievous error of judgment.

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Review: Eve Green

User Review  - Kat Skarbek - Goodreads

Another fantastic offering from Susan Fletcher. I admit to wondering if I would really like a book written from the perspective of an 8 yr old but this is a charming and powerful book, not least ... Read full review

Review: Eve Green

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

I picked up this little gem at a library sale! Very well written book with several mysteries going on throughout. Narrator is sometimes the 8 year old and some times 28 year old Evangeline. She is ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Susan Fletcher is the author of Eve Green , which won the Whitbread Award for First Novel, Oystercatchers , and The Highland Witch. She lives in the United Kingdom.

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