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Throughout The Pages Was A Sweet Touch My Parents Had the pages was a sweet touch My parents ad book published in 1945 on their shelves I Comment Devenir Mannequin have no idea where or when they got it and I first read it when I was twelve or fourteen Rereading it now I recognize it as my first introduction to the concept of culture shock though the termadn t been invented in 1945 and isn t used in the novel Although it s set in Oxford England it was evidently written for an American audience with a glossary of British terms such as rugger and posh Our Kuli Kontrak heroine Wincy short for Winifred but a terrible name is a worthy companion for any contemporary YA lead and spends much less time waffling around wither feelings Recommended. Dual re education to the as is school by their amazingly mature youngsters Wincy fifteen and Angus nine returned to England after five war years with an American family in Massachusetts maks superb reading for all ages. ,
First Read This Book Nearlyread this book nearly years ago and loved it then
Reading It Again Nowit again now find that it is not exactly as I remembered It is the story of two British children sent to America to escape danger of WWII in England They ave returned to England very much Americanized after the three years they spent there It s a time of adjustment for everyone The author describes the rather abrupt cultural changes that that war forced on people involved the necessary melding of two groups of people who were so similar and yet so different Written in 1945 this would likely be considered a YA novel these days Very enjoyable and interesting look at the differences between British and USA upper middle class lifestyles at that period I love Now that April's there is the story of the Turners of Oxford England But they might just as well be the Turners of Council Bluffs Iowa or the Turners of Portland Oregon or of Skowhegan Main So natural and lovable are Inding these older books that
Can Still Captivate And Informstill captivate and inform today Librarians take note don t go weeding stuff just because it s old and not on some current bestseller list There s gold in them thar stacks Now That April s There by Daisy Neumann Wincy fifteen and Angus nine return to Oxford England after five war years in America and both parents and children experience culture shock as they strive to become reacuainted As the flyleaf says This is a book to be cherished to be read over and over again with ever new affection I read this book loaned to me by my grandmother The cover very worn from all the times she read it A light and sweet story against the
BACKDROP OF WWII I ENJOYED ITof WWII I enjoyed it for the connection of read. Hey that the reader feels their geographic placement is merely a matter of literary accident Professor Turner dreamy Oxford don and is earnest well meaning wife are charming exponents of the should be school Their gra. .