The Camomile Lawn book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Behind the large house, the fragrant camomile lawn stretches dow. Summit Books (US). Publication date. 29 March Media type, Print ( hardback & paperback). Pages, pp. ISBN · · OCLC · The Camomile Lawn is a novel by Mary Wesley beginning with a family holiday in. The Camomile Lawn [Mary Wesley] on terney.info *FREE* shipping on site Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.
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Week Julie Parsons discusses favourite books from her library. Mary Wesley's breakthrough, war-time novel The Camomile Lawn, written when she was in her 70s, captures both the violent passions of youth. A beloved bestseller from an author ahead of her time, The Camomile Lawn is a waspishly witty, devil-may-care delight. Read more.
And how that's not a bad thing. The sole negatively-depicted character everyone else is in shades of grey is defined by his lack of emotion and emotional connections. Fortunately we spend very little time with him.
It was endearing seeing the many forms this stiff upper lip took.
It also made for a particularly moving realization that one character is indeed deeply in love with another, despite everything she says and does. Here's a great quote from the author describing herself during that war: "too many lovers, too much to drink I was on my way to become a very nasty person" I'm glad Mary got a hold of herself!
His is one of the few perspectives that we don't really enter: he is mainly seen through the eyes of everyone else. He is lifeblood personified. And such a scamp! Reading The Camomile Lawn was like slowly going through an old photo album, being able to plunge into a picture and live that scene, then withdrawing out of it, contemplating it.
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