"The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." Summering with a fellow schoolboy on a great English estate, Leo, the hero of L. P. Hartley's finest novel, encounters a world of unimagined luxury. But when his friend's beautiful older sister enlists him as the unwitting messenger in her illicit love affair, the aftershocks will be felt for years. The inspiration for the brilliant Joseph Losey/Harold Pinter film starring Julie Christie and Alan Bates, The Go-Between is a masterpiecea richly layered, spellbinding story about past and present, naivete and knowledge, and the mysteries of the human heart. This volume includes, for the first time ever in North America, Hartley's own introduction to the novel.
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Review: The Go-BetweenUser Review - David Freeland - Goodreads
A luminous tale of youthful innocence and its betrayal. The characters are fully drawn, the prose beautiful, and the pacing luxurious. Read full review
Review: The Go-BetweenUser Review - Maria Arbusto - Goodreads
An amazing and memorable story about adolescence and the loss of innocence. Read full review