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Review: A Girl in Winter

User Review  - Kitty - Goodreads

A novel of three parts - present, past, present - which juxtaposes the mundane wartime life of the protagonist of the title with memories of a pre-war summer holiday. It is part coming-of-age story ... Read full review

Review: A Girl in Winter

User Review  - Tracey Lakin - Goodreads

If I am very honest my first impression of "A girl in Winter" was "Is anything going to happen?".But like all things in life , if your are very patient the reward is the unfolding of a very beautiful ... Read full review

Review: A Girl in Winter

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Beautifully written. Interesting that this is written by a 25 year old Philip Larkin, completely from a 16 year old girls point of view. Extraordinary Read full review

Review: A Girl in Winter

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

One of my favorite books. Like The House in Paris, the current action takes place in one day, waiting, while the backstory happens in the middle. It could really be called A Girl in Summer, as the crux of the book happens one idyllic summer before WWII. I like to read this in the summer. Read full review

Review: A Girl in Winter

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

I had to stop myself from gobbling this book. I did not ever want it to end. Written by a poet with the talent to transport the reader into the atmosphere of his story. I believe I actually lived it--- he is so good. What pleasure. Read full review

Review: A Girl in Winter

User Review  - Rita Brinkerhoff - Goodreads

I was depressed for a week after this book. It's been awhile since I read it, but I felt the weight of HUMAN ISOLATION. I was at a point where I was reading non-fiction exclusively due to attention span issues, but this was so absorbing. Read full review


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