A totally absorbing novel about twelve-year-old Christina who is sent to live with her fierce uncle and his two sons in their decaying mansion, Flambards. Christina discovers a passion for horses and riding but finds herself part of a strange household, divided by emotional undercurrents and cruelty.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stuart_Taylor - LibraryThing
Christina Russell's arrival at Flambards is overshadowed by her cousin William being stretchered to his room with a badly broken leg after riding accident. Moving from the genteel security of her aunt ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rmaitzen - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed this. I'm sure I read it, years ago, but my memory of it was very vague. There seems to me something very subtle and sophisticated about the way it sets up its story at a particular ... Read full review