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This novel is set in a small town in Canada in the 1950s and 1960s. It is a story about love, about mercy, about persistence of the past with all its ambiguities, and its contradictions and its more

Product details

  • Hardback | 265 pages
  • 153 x 215mm | 560g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747536325
  • 9780747536321
  • 1,784,169

Review quote

"A beautifully written novel which creates a special world, draws readers into it and leaves them charmed." (Lee Milazzo, Dallas Morning News) "Childhood is a leisurely, welcome example of Wordsworth's great goal in art: to re-create spontaneous emotion recollected in tranquillity." (Greg Burkman, The Seattle Times)show more

Rating details

243 ratings
3.24 out of 5 stars
5 12% (28)
4 25% (61)
3 43% (105)
2 17% (41)
1 3% (8)
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