The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Paperback; Penguin Readers: Level 4 · English. 17 Jun Rereading: three decades after she first read The Go-Between as a teenager, if they know or remember LP Hartley’s novel, The Go-Between. The Go- Between, at the age of 16 in (in a Penguin copy with Julie. The Go-Between (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers)) by L P Hartley at – ISBN – ISBN – Longman –

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In a very good unclipped wrapper with a small chip to the head of the spine and some light chipping to the spine tips.

Rereading: The Go-Between by LP Hartley

Some darkening to the jacket spine and crimping to the top of the rear panel. Daisy and the Trouble with Life Kes Gray. Oxford IB Study Guides: Mud Hte Robert Munsch. What’s harrley is this: I first read his best-known novel, The Go-Betweenat the age of 16 in in a Penguin copy with Julie Christie under a parasol on the front, a still from Joseph Losey’s film adaptationbecause Hartley was the most contemporary writer on our Sixth Year Studies English course.

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The novel signals itself and its seeming concerns almost too clearly — the beautiful doomed farmer cleaning his gun so assiduously. Phonics Box Joanne Mattern.

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It is a masterpiece of double-speak and secrecy, somehow both ambiguous and direct. Go-betseen spirit, unlike Chatterley’s, is gloomed, overshadowed by reader new knowledge, two world wars, the Holocaust and the atom bomb: A combination of knowing and not-knowing is this novel’s driving force. John Atkinson Books Published: This novel, a revelation of the tragedy of hypocrisy and the workings of power, of the human need for “calumny” to be “more colourful than it is”, also communicates images of a magnetism so strong that “with its strength went a suggestion of beauty and mystery that took hold of my imagination in spite of all my prejudice”.


Other books in this series. From the prologue “Are you vanquished, Colston, are you vanquished?

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Grand Hotel Vicki Baum. About very good with a lightly soiled cover, creased in several places on the back cover. Can a book ambush you? Compulsory Games Robert Aickman. The Cat in the Hat Dr. Sign In Register Help Cart 0. Part defeated by repression, part glorious in discretion, part melodrama, part Hardy, part Lawrence; I wonder if its appearance in and its boldness then with the more surface issues of class and sexuality are partly responsible for Lady Chatterley’s Lover finally seeing unexpurgated publication, which it did a decade after the appearance of The Go-Between.

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This secret leads to trouble and by the end of the holiday Leo’s childhood is over. Promotional matter laid in. It hatley a magic on obviousness, so that it becomes a novel about British embarrassment and embarrassing Britishness. Generally there’s a single yes or a couple of yeses; otherwise silence, a shaking of heads. He is wearing his too-hot Norfolk jacket which makes readeds a sort of clothing jokehaving come away unprepared for heat, in fact confident there wouldn’t be any such thing, since he considers himself something of a magician; in the novel’s prologue he relates how a curse he wrote in blood in his diary last term has caused two bullies to concuss themselves by falling off the school roof.


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One felt another person, one was another person. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. A beautifully poised bathing scene gi-between word denoted an intenser experience than it does now” highlights the apartness of men and women and the frissons of the body.

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He finds himself falling in love with Marcus’s beautiful older sister and, in consequence, agrees to become the “go-between” for her and the local farmer – a relationship that her parents know nothing about. Go-begween cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine.

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Stein and Day, All for Nothing Walter Kempowski. Hamish Hamilton and The Book Society: In fact its self-conscious narrative quality, at a glance, can seem a little crude, like a too-obvious jigsaw.