A Sensible Life

A Sensible Life

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Flora Trevelyan, a ten-year-old misfit, has been abandoned by her self-obsessed parents to her own devices in Dinard. Amongst the privileged, well-meaning English families holidaying there she finds some kindness and the first pangs of love for Cosmo, Hubert and Felix.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 389 pages
  • 118 x 188 x 30mm | 281.23g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 055299393X
  • 9780552993937

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" I loved every word of it" -Christopher Wordsworth, "Guardian" " It is delicious...she writes with the knowledge and wisdon of serene old age and the emotional exuberance of glowing young womanhood" -Patrick Skene Catling, "Daily Telegraph" " Such good company that in more than one sense it's hard to put down" -David Hughes, "Mail on Sunday" " This is a splendid novel; it is a delight to see Wesley in glorious form" -Miranda Seymour, "Evening Standard"
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867 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 23% (199)
4 42% (363)
3 29% (248)
2 5% (47)
1 1% (10)
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