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Interest in Polly is so so cruelI wish I could understand Theo though as I am not sure if he alone used Polly or if his family had a hand in all of his undertakings Even the last as Polly by then had his daughters living with her It hurts me to think what heartache she went throughPolly s love of fascination with Robinson Crusoe is uite wonderful shows what reading can do to a child s mind Particularly an only child particularly still an orphan child being brought up in the circumstances Polly finds herself in I say Brava to thatHowever those circumstances made Polly uite naive so much so that ven as a young adult woman she did not realise a man a poet had been in love with herI also loved the twist involving her great grandmother Aunt Uncle Etc What Secrets Families HaveAll In All A uncle Black Heart, Red Ruby etc What secrets families haveAll in all a touching story which I feel privileged to have read Did notnjoy the book one iota. In 1904 when she was six Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh so close to the sea that it seemed to toss like a ship so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island And there she stayed for ighty one years while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear dred Crusoe's Daughter ambitious moving and wholly original is her story.

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I njoyed this book having recently discovered Jane Gardam s short stories which I New Plant Parent: Learn the Ways of Plant Parenthood enjoyed She is very persceptive about children and childhood and about family relationships I did find the story rather hard to believe and there are slightly too many coincidencesspecially leading up to the sort of happy nding However it is a good and untaxing read and the historical and geographical detail is interesting Polly Flint a great name and
A Fascinating HeroinePolly Orphaned Grows 
fascinating heroinePolly orphaned grows with her aunts in Oversands a yellow house on the North East Coast of England around the turn of the last century She is clothed fed by her aunts ducated by a lodger but love and warmth are missing She becomes absorbed by the books in her late grandfathers study and specially with the story of Robinson CrusoeIn many ways Crusoes shipwrecked state and her own isolation are linked The writing is. In 1904 when she was six Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh so close to the sea that it seemed to toss like a ship so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island And there she stayed for ighty one years while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear dred while the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear dred Daughter ambitious moving and wholly original is her story. .
Absorbing subtle and witty I really cared about Polly and felt her passions and disappointments The landscape of the North East and in Yorkshire are beautifully described and the characters intriguingI would really recommend this book it is refreshing and compelling I had not read any of Jane Gardam s books This is a book which infuriates as the characters do not behave in any way in which you can relate to them Polly Flint is most odd but likeable and her life whilst hard and ЯED even harder to imagine is interesting I could not stop reading and went back to reread several sections Oh I loved this storyJane Gardam writes about humanmotions so very well I always shed a tear or when I read her workThe characters are well drawn mainly English ccentrics who fascinate me coming from a European background as I doThe reverse snobbery by Mrs Zeit after she realises her son has an. In 1904 when she was six Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh so close to the sea that it seemed to toss like a ship so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island And there she
Stayed For Eighty One Years 
for ighty one years the century raged around her while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and Nuclear Dred Crusoe's Daughter dred Crusoe's Daughter moving and wholly original is her story.
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Crusoes Daughter