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Emylia Hall. Beth Lowe has been sent a parcel. Inside is a letter informing her that her long-estranged mother has died, and a scrapbook Beth has never seen. The Book of Summers [Emylia Hall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For nine-year-old Beth Lowe, it should have been a magical. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern The Secrets Between Us by Louise Douglas Jubilee by Shelley Harris The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall Alice Bliss by.
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Lake Balaton, a place for play and pensiveness, After the holidays had ended and we were back at home, with looming school and shortening days, these trips took on a new life. My father assembled meticulous photo albums, each one marked and labelled with route maps and dates.
We'd revisit these books throughout the winter months, when sun-tans and inflatable lilos were swapped for emylia hall book of summers and blankets, and our summers seemed like a faraway dream.
We were generous with our recall - even remembering with fondness the mosquito bites that had studded our ankles, the strange towelling sheets that itched in the hot nights, and the time our exhaust pipe fell off and we roared about a quiet French town like a rally car.
Our adventures, both vital and insignificant, fell to family folklore. It is from these memories, these images, these facts, emylia hall book of summers The Book of Summers grew.
And so it was that Beth opened The Book of Summers, the record that her mother had kept of those seven visits. She sat in Victoria Park with the book, and as she read she relived those seven summers. And I relived them with her, completely transported to other times and places.
I saw cool, damp Devon and warm, dry Hungary. Emylia hall book of summers saw an old-fashioned, undemonstrative father and a warm, outgoing mother. I saw a quite day to day routine in Devon, and holiday fun in Hungary. And I saw Beth begin to grow up; a coming of age, very nearly.
It's a slow story, a little short on plot but long on lovely descriptions, well drawn characters, real emotions, and intriguing details, that bring the child and her world to life quite emylia hall book of summers. The child's perspective is held perfectly, but there was also space that allowed me to see how she had been affected by her family circumstances and things changed from one visit to the next.
Jo What a beautiful book. It is my favourite read of the Summer Book Club so far.
- THE BOOK OF SUMMERS by Emylia Hall | Kirkus Reviews
- The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall
- The Book of Summers
- UK Paperback: May 2012
A very gentle book. I normally prefer the murders but this was beautiful and perfect for summer Kate The Book of Summers is the best of the summer reads so far my 3rd book It is a real page turner and I could not have enjoyed it more. Believable characters with an unexpected twist.
Heartfelt, emotional writing - true emylia hall book of summers to read. Julie I totally loved this book- made me smile, remember similar summers and cry at Erzi's massive loss.
The Book of Summers | Emylia Hall – Author
Inside is a letter informing her that her long-estranged mother has died, and a scrapbook Beth has never seen before. It emylia hall book of summers a time when she trod the tightrope between separated parents and two very different countries; her bewitching but imperfect Hungarian mother and her gentle, reticent English father; the dazzling house of a Hungarian artist and an empty-feeling cottage in deepest Devon.
And it was a time that came to the most brutal of ends the year Beth turned sixteen.