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    EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam Jane Gardam ´ 3 characters summary ¶ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Jane Gardam Another book I would not classify as belonging to the young adult genre Sure teenagers can read this but so can adults Should one classify all books about young adults as YA books? My answer is no Further in this book the focus is not merely on the young ones but the adults too Three central components of all novels are1 The language the dialog the words used2 The story told ie the plot3 How all the different

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    free download Bilgewater Jane Gardam ´ 3 characters summary ¶ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Jane Gardam This is my 6th or 7th Jane Gardam book and she just never disappoints me Engaging characters lots of dry humor well told surprising plots everything I need to settle into a great reading experience This is only her 2nd book written in 1976 and while some of her later work is sophisticated and polished this one took me b

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    Jane Gardam ´ 3 characters EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam I would have read this in one go but I had to repeatedly stop because I was laughing so hard Right from the start that bit about the teacher who cannot face forward and later the bit where Bilge finds she's walked right through the house these things will never leave me Gardam has a way of making me know what something

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    free download Bilgewater EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam summary ¶ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Jane Gardam I swear that Jane Gardam could write the instructions for using computer software and it would be the most entertaining reading of the year Working instead with the daughter of a widower who is headmaster at a backwater private school for boys Gardam creates a painful funny and nuanced portrait of a girl who comes of age w

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    free download Bilgewater EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam This isn’t subject matter I’m likely to gravitate to young love and confused adolescence But in Gardam’s hands it’s a solid read engaging delightful for any age It’s true human authentically suspenseful with just enough charm not too much Gardam is good for a read that’s as smart as it is effortless

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    free download Bilgewater EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam Beautifully observed full of the angst of adolescence falling in love with the wrong boy and being dazzled by the apparent glamour of a rather fickle friend Originally written for teenagers but later reclassified as an adult novel Jane Gardam's book is so funny sad and wise that I am sure it could be enjoyed by

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    EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam summary ¶ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Jane Gardam free download Bilgewater Very good as are all the Gardams I've read Much lighter and not as rich complex as her others but very enjoyable and easy on the heart

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    EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam One of my fail

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    free download Bilgewater EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam summary ¶ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Jane Gardam The first Gardam I read was Old Filth and I said to myself She really gets older people Then I read the other two books in the trilogy which continued with many of the same characters wonderfullyNext I tried The Hollow Land which has children as main characters and I said to myself She doesn't only get older p

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    Jane Gardam ´ 3 characters EBOOK NEW (Bilgewater) ☆ Jane Gardam The least interesting book of one of the best writers I know That said Gardam is a master and I grudgingly found myself enjoying this madcap ugly duckling tale despite its uirks and its tut tut cheerio OTT characters Feels as if she was going for Lucky Jim and ended up instead with Fawlty Towers But cornball meandering plot aside I am awfully glad to see anything reissued by this talented author

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free download Bilgewater

free download Bilgewater review Bilgewater Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Originally published in 1977 Jane Gardam's Bilgewater is an affectionate and complex rendering in miniature of the discomforts of growing up and first love seen through the eyes of inimitable Marigold Green an awkward eccentric highly intelligent girl The Evening Standard described Bilgewater as one of the funniest most enter. I would have read this in one go but I had to repeatedly stop because I was laughing so hard Right from the start that bit about the teacher who cannot face forward and later the bit where Bilge finds she s walked right through the house these things will never leave me Gardam has a way of making me know what something must look like without actually describing itI also loved the Cinderella set up I grew up watching Star Wars my name s Luke so you can see what my parents had just seen back in 1978 Could have been worse They could have been Tolkien fans so love finding this myth reused and reused so well here with the twisted Fairy Godmother Merlin character in Grace and the unexpected farce of the endingAmazingly I had never heard of Gardam I m relatively well informed about writers but never a whisper Who s in charge here Why isn t her name being bellowed from rooftops Why didn t they make me read this at school I googled her halfway through only to find that she s one of the most respected writers working today This may be my fault Recently I ve been putting some of the books I ve read over the last few years onto that site Library Thing They have this thing where you can see stats about your reading habits and I noticed that most of the people I read are European men Of the women the vast majority I had discovered because some kind Bookcrosser had set her book free I think I have been subconsciously choosing books by people who are like me Thank God for Bookcrossing

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free download Bilgewater review Bilgewater Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Ldron of adolescence With everything happening all at once Marigold faces the greatest of teenage crucibles A smart and painterly romp in the rich tradition of The Hollow Land and A Long Way From Verona Gardam's elegant evocative prose possessed of sharp irony and easy surrealism makes Bilgewater a book for readers of all age. Very good as are all the Gardams I ve read Much lighter and not as rich complex as her others but very enjoyable and easy on the heart

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free download Bilgewater review Bilgewater Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Taining most unusual stories about young loveMotherless and 16 Marigold is the headmaster's daughter at a private backwater all boys school To make matters worse Marigold pines for head boy Jack Rose reckons with the beautiful and domineering Grace and yanks herself headlong out of her interior world and into the seething cau. This isn t subject matter I m likely to gravitate to young love and confused adolescence But in Gardam s hands it s a solid read engaging delightful for any age It s true human authentically suspenseful with just enough charm not too much Gardam is good for a read that s as smart as it is effortless

  • Paperback
  • 208
  • Bilgewater
  • Jane Gardam
  • English
  • 12 April 2020
  • 9780349114026