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S Zeit after she realises her son has an interest in polly is so so crueli interest in Polly is so so cruelI I could understand Theo though as I am not sure if he alone used Polly or if his family had a hand in all of his undertakings Even the last as Polly by then had his aughters living with her It hurts me to think what heartache she went throughPolly s love of fascination with Robinson Crusoe is uite wonderful shows what reading can The Path to Gay Rights do to a child s mind Particularly an only child particularly still an orphan child being brought up in the circumstances Polly finds herself in I say Brava to thatHowever those circumstances made Polly uite naive so much so that even as a young adult woman sheid not realise a man a poet had been in love with herI also loved the twist involving her great grandmother aunt uncle etc what her great grandmother aunt uncle etc What families haveAll in all a very touching story which I feel privileged to have read. In 1904 when she was six Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh so close to the sea That It Seemed To it seemed to like a ship so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island And there she stayed for eighty one years while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear red Crusoe's Daughter ambitious moving and wholly original is her story. ,


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Crusoes DaughterThis is a book which infuriates as the characters o not behave in any way in which you can relate to them Polly Flint is most odd but likeable and her life whilst hard and even harder to imagine is interesting I could not stop reading and went back to reread several sections Did not enjoy the book one iota I enjoyed this book having recently Gendered Citizenships discovered Jane Gardam s short stories which I enjoyed She is very persceptive about children and childhood and about family relationships Iid find the story rather hard to believe and there are slightly too many coincidences especially leading up to the sort of happy ending However it is a good and untaxing read and the historical good and untaxing read and the historical geographical etail is interesting Polly Flint a great name and a fascinating heroinePolly orphaned grows up with her aunts in Oversands a yellow house on the North East Coast of England around the turn of. In 1904 when she was six Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh so close to the sea that it seemed to toss like a ship so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island And there she stayed for eighty one years while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear red Crusoe's Daughter ambitious while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear red Crusoe's Daughter ambitious and wholly original is her story. .

The last century She is clothed fed by her aunts educated by a lodger but love and warmth are missing becomes absorbed by the books in her late grandfathers study and especially missing She absorbed by the books in her late grandfathers study and especially the story of Robinson CrusoeIn many ways Crusoes shipwrecked state and her own isolation are linked The writing is absorbing subtle and witty I really cared about Polly and felt her passions and isappointments The landscape of the North East and in Yorkshire are beautifully escribed and the characters intriguingI would really recommend this book it is refreshing and compelling I had not read any of Jane Gardam s books Before But Will Do Now but will o now I loved this storyJane Gardam writes about human emotions so very well I always shed a tear or when I read her workThe characters are well We Sell Drugs drawn mainly English eccentrics who fascinate me coming from a European background as IoThe reverse snobbery by Mr. In 1904 when she was six Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh so close to the sea that it seemed to toss like a ship so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island And there she stayed for eighty one years while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear Problem Solving in Data Structures Algorithms Using C++ dred Crusoe's Daughter ambitious moving and wholly original is her story.