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Fun and Angst as a pre-World War 2 Teenager
on 9 November 2015
Love this book on a second (many years after the first) reading! Dodie is a lovely writer, for adults - I remember I didn't as a kid enjoy the 101 Dalmatians ..but her style and imagination here are delightful.
Recommended to anyone who wants to understand the magical years of the late 1930s (book was published in 1949, written in the Second Wolrd War, and evokes the England Dodie had left behind) - magical for those with money or at least 'distressed gentry'. A YA novel before its time.