Gone-Away Lake

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 168 ratings

Gone-Away Lake Publisher's Summary

Enjoy the adventures of eleven year-old Portia, who together with her younger brother, Foster, spend a summer with their cousin, Julian, engaged in more than the usual summer pastimes of sun, fun, and games. The three intrepid children soon discover a fascinating abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp. But, best of all, they discover and befriend an elderly eccentric brother and sister who tell them the story of Gone-Away Lake.
©1957 Elizabeth Enright, copyright renewed 1985 by Nicholas W. Gillham, Oliver Gillham, and Robert Gillham II (P)2003 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Gone-Away Lake

    • By: Elizabeth Enright
    • Narrated by: Colleen Delany
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Eleven year-old Portia and her younger brother, Foster, spend a summer with their cousin, Julian, engaged in more than the usual summer pastimes of sun, fun and games. The children discover a fascinating abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp. But, best of all, they discover and befriend an elderly eccentric brother and sister who tell them the story of Gone-Away Lake.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Summer Read

    • By Donna on 07-25-06

    Regular price: $17.95

  • Book 2

    • Return to Gone-Away Lake

    • By: Elizabeth Enright
    • Narrated by: Colleen Delany
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    Return with Portia and her younger brother, Foster, as they rediscover an abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enright's stories are awesome.

    • By Garret on 08-14-12

    Regular price: $19.95