A House of Children
Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
Here is innocence and excitement. Here, above all, is anticipation. Only occasionally is there a hint of another life awaiting them, a life of adulthood, of responsibilities, perhaps even of disappointments…
“Whatever else you have been reading or thinking, it is difficult to believe that you will not find relief and dream the music of lost happiness in A House of Children.”
“This lovely book is a clear call to happiness.”
“He has the greatest of all the novelist’s gifts. The English novel has again found a novelist who will preserve it in all its rightful glory.”
Sir Hugh Walpole