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Feelings Recommended I read this book "Loaned To Me By My "to me by my The cover very worn from all the times she read it A light and sweet story against the backdrop of WWII I enjoyed it mostly for the connection of reading it like my grandmother id The original artwork scattered throughout the pages was a sweet touch Written in 1945 this would likely be considered a YA novel these Alcohol Addiction Recovery days Very enjoyable and interesting look at theifferences between British and USA upper middle class lifestyles at that period I love finding these older books that can still captivate and inform readers today Librarians take note on t go weeding stuff just because it s old and not on some current bestseller list There s gold in them thar stacks. 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.
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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 first read this book nearly 60 years ago and loved it then Reading it again now I find that it is not exactly as I remembered It is the story of two British children sent to America to escape anger of WWII in England They have returned to England very much Americanized after the three years they spent there It s a time of
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People Who Were Sowho were so and yet so ifferent My parents this book published in 1945 on their shelves I 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 term hadn 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 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 with her. Hey that the reader feels their geographic placement is merely a matter of literary accident Professor Turner Climax (Double Alchemy, dreamy Oxfordon and his earnest "well meaning wife are charming exponents of the should be school Their "meaning wife are charming exponents of the should be school Their