The Greengage Summer
The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden (Pan Macmillan, 2023)

Historical Fiction

The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden (ISBN: 9781529078404, paperback). Set in the French countryside, just after the First World War, it is the story of the young, beautiful Joss and her four siblings. When their mother falls ill, the children are left to fend for themselves, in the battle-scarred hotel Les Oeilets. When Joss catches the attention of the charming Eliot, the idleness of summer gives way to an atmosphere of deceit and danger.

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