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  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I picked this up because I've liked some of Rumer Godden's juveniles. This one's a little odd, though. Reminds me a bit of the ones by Bill and Vera Cleaver - written in a more adult style, with ... Read full review

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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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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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