The greengage summer: a novel

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Viking Press, 1958 - Fiction - 218 pages
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Five naive English children, thrown on their own in a French inn, find themselves surrounded by mysterious and violent activities.

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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

My 5-star rating of this book, one of the golden books of my early adolescence, has more to do with how utterly enraptured I was by the novel one hazy Georgia summer than it does with literary merit ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sian Rogers - Goodreads

I came back recently from my first holiday to Normandy set on reading this again. I had read it as a romantic and impressionable 14 year old. Returning to it aged 41 I wasn't let down. It is an ... Read full review


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Rumer Godden is the author of many much-loved books for both children and adults. These include "The Diddakoi" (winner of the Whitbread award for children's books), "A Kindle of Kittens, Four Dolls, "and "Great Grandfather's House." She lives in England.

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