Description - Christmas with the Savages by Mary Clive
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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(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Author Biography - 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.