Eve Green

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W W Norton & Company Incorporated, 2005 - Fiction - 287 pages
17 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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Highly recommended for lovers of lyrical writing. - Goodreads
All these unnecessary flowery prose, I didn't like it. - Goodreads
Not a love story, it is a story of love. - Goodreads
The ending was a little (the very tiniest though!) - Goodreads

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User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

It took me a while to get into the book as it is written from the point of view of Evangeline as a child initially and then hops back and forwards a bit.It might just be me as sometimes it takes me a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bobbie Darbyshire - Goodreads

I can absolutely see why this got chosen by Richard and Judy, why it won the Whitbread First Novel Award, and why there are now several more of Susan Fletcher's novels with 5-star reviews up on Amazon ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Susan Fletcher's previous books include the trilogy of "Dragon's Milk, Flight of the Dragon Kyn," and "Sign of the Dove," and most recently, "Shadow Spinner." Ms. Fletcher lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon, with her husband, their daughter, and a black cat named Nimbus.

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