The chraacters are charming. Imaginie the protagonist beiing grounded for the whole summer except when he gos to help an elderly lady who writes obits. She is a fabulous writer, we shoul all have such a gifted writer. She iincludes significent history among her writings, historical facts you will enjoy remembering and surprised you'd forgotten. Norvlt is a real place and you ned to know what it means.
Jack and Miss Volker--together they make the story roll.
He has a gift for humor and plays on words. You won't put this book down or begin to think about how small towns begin to meet their demise.
No film for this book
Coming of age story as real today as it was in 1945. Written at a time when war had ravaged Barcelona, a wealthy family suffers the humiliations of poverty. Their niece, an orphan, 18 years old, struggles to grow up without the scars of the family and the war
destroying her search for identity. This is a
Andrea is a fighter for her dignity and a new post-war life.
Alma Cuervo made each character distinctive, all were individual and remarkable.
Read this classic.
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