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The greengage summer

Rumer Godden

The greengage summer

by Rumer Godden

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1958.

StatementRumer Godden.
The Physical Object
Pagination205p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14946076M
ISBN 100140054847
OCLC/WorldCa16597966

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The Greengage Summer is a coming-of-age novel based on a real summer in Rumer Goddens life. Reading it was like traveling back to s France and a time when childhood was slower and summer days were longer because there just wasnt so much to do.4/5.

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 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 /5(94). 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 /5(97). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden at Barnes & Noble.

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/5(5). 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 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 /5(97). The Greengage Summer: A Novel by Rumer Godden.

Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. 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/10(). 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.

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Kate 20thC, bildungsroman, community life, who is a much less ruthless character than the Eliot in the book. Rumer Godden deserves to be more widely known: I have read twenty-four of her books to date and although I have my favourites, there isn’t really a dud amongst any of them.

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The greengage summer by Rumer Godden; 20 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English, British, Fiction, Children, Hotels; Places: France. The Greengage Summer. Rumer Godden. Ulverscroft, - France - pages. 8 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings.

5 stars: 5: 4 stars: 1: 3 stars: 0: 2 stars: 2: 1 star: 0: LibraryThing Review User Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - 4/5(8). 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. What A Tree Grows in Brooklyn seems to represent to many of my reading friends, The Greengage Summer was to me.

1 lucybrown | | 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 /5(15).

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/5(2). I thought the Greengage Summer was a sensitive and bittersweet coming-of-age novel.

It's a book I'll definitely return to from time to time. Did you manage to join the group read. I look forward to reading your reviews. Bookheaper co-hosted the group read. You can check out her review here. The Greengage Summer Summary. Confusion and pain of becoming adult and the resulting loss of innocence are the main themes of Godden's novel.

Growing up can be a pleasant experience, but more often it is tinged with sadness and heartbreak. The descriptions of The Greengage Summer remind me a little of a book I received once as a prize at primary school. Brothers and sisters go to Germany to stay with relatives after one or both parents die and the book recounts the summer they spent there – I was so enamoured with it that I took German in secondary school, did a degree and.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.