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Rumer Godden

greengage summer.

by Rumer Godden

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22332350M
ISBN 100333016947

The greengage summer July 2, , Macmillan Children's Books Paperback - New Ed edition zzzz. Not in Library. The greengage summer , The Folio Society in English zzzz. Not in Library. The greengage summer Cited by: 4. The Greengage Summer Collector’s Library Hardback A new edition from Macmillan is available now. When their mother is suddenly taken ill on holiday, five siblings are left to fend for themselves at the elegant, faded hotel, .

The Greengage Summer is Rumer Godden's tense, evocative portrait of love and deceit in the Champagne country of the Marne - which became a memorable film starring Kenneth More and Susannah York.. The faded elegance of Les Oeillets, with its bullet-scarred staircase and serene garden bounded by high walls; Eliot, the charming Englishman who became the children's guardian while .   The atmosphere of a French summer is so vividly described, you can taste the greengages the children stuff themselves with, and smell the eccentric French plumbing. A gripping and poignant story of lost innocence, this book is based on actual events in Rumer Godden's youth, and is quite by: 4.

Told from the point of view of Cecil, Joss's sharp-eyed younger sister, The Greengage Summer is a beautiful, poignant, darkly tinged coming-of-age story rich in the sights, smells, and sounds of France's breathtaking Champagne country.   The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).


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The Greengage Summer is a coming-of-age novel based on a real summer in Rumer Godden’s life. Reading it was like traveling back to s France and a time when childhood was slower and summer days were greengage summer.

book because there just wasn’t so much to by: 4. The Greengage Summer is her most well-known book but despite a vague familiarity with the premise, I had never read it before.

It turned out to be an atmospheric and unsettling read. The story is told by Cecil, second-eldest child of the Gray family and somewhat improbably a female. Given that Rumer Godden’s elder sister was called Jon and Cited by: 4.

The Greengage Summer (called The Loss of Innocence in the U.S.) is a British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kenneth More and Susannah York (in her first leading role). It was based on the novel The Greengage Summer () by Rumer in Épernay, in the Champagne region of France, it is the story of the transition of a teenage girl into by: Richard Addinsell.

'The Greengage Summer' is deceptively simply written, but will haunt you long after you've finished. Godden takes you with her to this little place in France, through the blue door in the garden, into this young girl's thoughts. A great book for writers. Read more. 10 people found this helpful/5(98).

The Greengage Summer is Rumer Godden’s tense, evocative portrait of love and deceit in the Champagne country of the Marne – which became a memorable film starring Kenneth More and Susannah York.

In the preface, Rumer Godden explains how it came to be written. Greengage Summer (Book): Godden, Rumer. Please return materials inside locations during greengage summer.

book hours. Exterior return chutes remain closed. The Greengage Summer is Rumer Godden’s tense, evocative portrait of love and deceit in the Champagne country of the Marne – which became a memorable film starring Kenneth More and Susannah York.

The faded elegance of Les Oeillets, with its bullet-scarred staircase and serene garden bounded by high walls; Eliot, the charming Englishman who became the children’s guardian while Reviews: Directed by Lewis Gilbert. With Kenneth More, Danielle Darrieux, Susannah York, Claude Nollier.

Sensitive story of a British girl's awakening from childhood into life and love on vacation in France. Delivery Option Delivery Time Cost Additional Item; Standard Delivery: 3 - 5 Working Days: £ £ First Class Delivery: 1 - 3 Working Days: £ £ The Greengage Summer (), Pan paperback edition Inafter eight years in an unhappy marriage (one she entered into in because she was pregnant), [3] she moved with her two daughters, Jane and Paula, [4] (her husband Laurence Foster having joined the army) [3] to Kashmir, living first on a houseboat and then in a rented house.

A tense, evocative portrait of love and deceit in the Champagne country of the Marne, Rumer Godden's The Greengage Summer is a hauntingly beautiful coming-of-age story. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles.

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Godden, Rumer. to a different shelf. 'The Greengage Summer' is deceptively simply written, but will haunt you long after you've finished. Godden takes you with her to this little place in France, through the blue door in the garden, into this young girl's thoughts. A great book for writers/5(30).

The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden Published by Pan Macmillan on August 11th Genres: Young Adult, General, Fiction Pages: Goodreads ISBN: This post contains affiliate links which you can use to purchase the book. If you buy the book using that link, I will receive a small commission from the sale.

The Greengage Summer is Rumer Godden’s tense, evocative portrait of love and deceit in the Champagne country of the Marne – which became a memorable film starring Kenneth More, Jane Asher and Susannah York. And in a new preface for this edition she explains how it came to be written.

Told from the point of view of Cecil, Joss’s sharp-eyed younger sister, The Greengage Summer is a beautiful, poignant, darkly tinged coming-of-age story rich in the sights, smells, and sounds of France’s breathtaking Champagne : Open Road Media.

One of the UK's most distinguished authors, she wrote many well-known and much-loved books for both adults and children, including Black Narcissus (), The Greengage Summer () and Coromandel Sea Change ().

Her novel The Diddakoi won the Whitbread Children's Book Award in In she was awarded the OBE. Author Information. Rumer Godden was one of Britain's most distinguished authors, with many justly famous and much-loved books for both adults and children to her credit, including The River, Black Narcissus, The Greengage Summer and The Peacock was awarded the OBE in and died inaged ninety.

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We have new and used copies available, in 11 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).The greengage summer by Rumer Godden; 20 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English, British, Fiction, Children, Hotels; Places: France.