Christmas with the Savages
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Christmas with the Savages

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CHRISTMAS WITH THE SAVAGES by Mary Clive is based on real events and people. It is the story of a small girl's Christmas holiday in a large Edwardian country house is effortlessly funny. At Tamerlane Hall, Evelyn finds a horde of children: the gentle Glens, the plaintive Howliboos, and above all, the uninhibited Savages. They are controlled - or not - by a host of parents, supernumerary Uncles and Aunts, Nannies and nurserymaids. Evelyn survives the Christmas festivities - just - returning home none too soon! Seen through the eyes of a prim little eight-year-old, this is an amusing and touching account of a childhood a hundred years ago.
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Product details

  • 8+
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 14mm | 159g
  • PUFFIN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141361123
  • 9780141361123
  • 241,199

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About Mary Clive

Lady Mary Katherine Clive was a British writer and historian, known for her memoirs of her family. She died in March 2010, aged 102.
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95 ratings
3.24 out of 5 stars
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4 28% (27)
3 38% (36)
2 21% (20)
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