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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Twice Sold Tales Condition: About very good with a lightly soiled cover, creased in several places on the back cover. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some gl-between on the inside.

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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.

It announced itself to Hartley when he was in Venice in Mayworking reaedrs a completely different project; he put it immediately aside and wrote The Go-Between quite fast, revising his draft as soon as October and November.

A combination of knowing and not-knowing is this novel’s driving force. A True Home Kallie George. Foxing to page ends. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Message in an X-bot Tony Bradman.

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Trimingham goes about his business wounded and elegant at once, with a great deal more knowledge of what’s happening than he lets on. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. As the mercury rises, Leo becomes a kind of Mercury himself, a deliverer of messages between Marian and her lower-class lover, the tenant farmer and local “ladykiller”, Ted Burgess, who promises to teach Leo what’s what when it comes to “spooning”.


Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Do lady killers really kill ladies? Read it yourself with Ladybird Ladybird. It’s a book which subtly, almost mischievously, rejects subtlety: This is a novel of memorably dressed-up theatrical set-pieces: Sticker removal damage to jacket at front panel. His prepubescent blankness, when it comes to what “spooning” might be, makes for both funniness and discomfort. The Slaves of Solitude Patrick Hamilton.

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Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Green Eggs and Ham Dr. The Go-Between Hartley, L. Search our listings with “Folio Society” in the publisher field to view all items currently in stock. Description In the summer ofLeo stays with his friend, Marcus. A very good copy with some light spotting here and there rebound in full red leather with raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine. Much of the novel’s humour lies in Leo’s sweet literalness, and in the interlocked layers of knowing and unknowing viewed by Colston 50 years on, then by us, far off in our so-knowing future.

He picks each thing up in turn.

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In Love Alfred Hayes. Rare Book Cellar Published: This secret leads to trouble and by the end of the holiday Leo’s childhood is over. First Stein and Day printing of the author’s most widely known novel, the source for the Pinter film adaptation.

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Meanwhile, he can’t say the name Hugh without it sounding, to Marian, like the word “who” or the word “you” — this in a book very much about identity, about who we are in the personal, the social, the historical and the natural senses.

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Near fine in very faintly spine-darkened dust jacket with a small tear at one fore-corner. Finely crafted to the highest standards by the Folio Society of London.

In fact its self-conscious narrative quality, at a glance, can seem a little crude, like a too-obvious jigsaw.

Chapter 1 Books Published: Ships with Tracking Number! From the prologue “Are you vanquished, Colston, are you vanquished? He also happens to be a lesser person at Brandham Hall, a mere mortal among its rich gods and goddesses. P Stein and Day. Hale Shannon and Dean.

With its vision of pfnguin, of the marginalisations inherent in class and sexuality, of the different possible self, the “different tale”, it can also be seen as a gentle gay novel, and one of immense sophistication.

Phonics Box Joanne Mattern. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. PJ Masks Save the Library! Showing best matches Show all copies. It is full of images of rebirth, the most astonishing of which is the final image of the much older Leo literally revisiting his past and coming away again with yet one more romantic errand to run.