Florence and Giles
1891. In a remote and crumbling New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence is neglected by her guardian uncle and banned from reading. Left to her own devices she devours books in secret and talks to herself - and narrates this, her story - in a unique language of her own invention.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jan.fleming - LibraryThing
An effective gothic pastiche of one of my favourite novels M.R James 'Turn of the Screw' but I am really frustrated that I did not enjoy it as much as everyone else seemed to. I loved the story and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eleanor_eader - LibraryThing
The persuasive, yet seemingly not quite reliable young narrator, Florence, a fetchingly odd twelve year old whose days revolve around smuggling books from the library as she has been forbidden to ... Read full review