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on 1 September 2013
I was looking for a book which was deep enough to delve beneath the surface, but one where you didn't need to wade through complex and overly 'flowery' language. This book fit the bill nicely. Towards the end I could barely put the book down...I wanted to 'spend' another day with Leo and see what he intended to do with that 'deadly nightshade'!
The increasing heat of that summer of 1900, for me, signified the unstoppable and powerful 'coming of age'rushing up to meet Leo. Neither Nature nor natures could be harnessed. This book tells of deception, whether it is the innocent, wishful thinking of a boy or the manipulative deception of and by an adult. The main characters are wonderfully self-absorbed, inhabiting the centre of a world which without question revolves around themselves. The ending has a great twist - we are kept guessing at how far the deceit goes and the stories we tell ourselves to make sense and give meaning to the lives we have lived.
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