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The camomile lawn

Author: Mary Wesley
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Behind the large house, the fragrant camomile lawn stretches down to the Cornish cliffs. Here, in the dizzying heat of August 1939, five cousins have gathered at their aunt's house for their annual ritual of a holiday. For most of them it is the last summer of their youth, with the heady exhilarations and freedoms of lost innocence, as well as the fears of the coming war.The Camomile Lawn moves from Cornwall to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wesley
ISBN: 0099499142 9780099499145
OCLC Number: 64311344
Notes: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 1984.
Description: 329 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Mary Wesley.

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"Provides equal does of sex and repression in war-torn Britain with panache and pace" * The Times * "A very good book indeed...rich in detail, careful and subtle in observation, mature in judgement" Read more...

 
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