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The go-between.

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Published in Boston .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS635.Z9 N5625
The Physical Object
Pagination1 pam.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24197645M
LC Control Numberltf91103462

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The Go-Between is part fluff and part social commentary. It is this incredible feel good book about a girl has to leave her home country behind to move to America because her mom has landed a roll in American TV. What The Go-Between really tries to break down intersectionality and explore various privileged and oppressed identities/5. A light-hearted, funny YA take on the usual immigrant story, The Go-Between, is a story about how far we'll go to fit in. Written from the point of view of a affluent Mexican teen coming to America as an immigrant, the story takes an unexpected turn when the main character decides it's easier to be what others expect her to be/5(21).   Leo Colston - a man haunted by the events of his past - vividly recalls his unwitting role acting as a go-between for the beautiful upper-class Marian and the tenant-farmer Ted. Their illicit love affair drags young Leo into an adult world of passion and intrigue. This haunting, ambitious /5(15). out of 5 stars The Go-Between (Collectors Library) Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 7, Verified Purchase. I bought this little volume for a friend's birthday. It is beautifully produced and attractive to handle. The bindings and dust jacket are of superior quality and it is printed in an elegant font. With care it will last for /5(46).

After reading The Go Between, we ran out and bought copies for all of my daughter's friends, and got great book club discussions going by reading the book together. Chambers does what very few authors dare do, especially for young adults: she writes textured, colorful, /5(21). The Go-Between essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley. Landscape and Growing Up in Atonement and The Go-Between.   The Go-Between is about books as much as it's about memory. It's a model of the importance of rereading (and God knows we treat books lightly – we wouldn't, after all, expect to know a . The Go-Between book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A faded newspaperman downs a double Maker’s Mark and contemplates lif 3/5.

If Mandy looks to the future, L.P. Hartley’s novel The Go-Between, published the following year, looks very much to the n in the shadow of the Second World War, amid large-scale national disasters and the international tensions of the Korean War and the atomic bomb, the book is set in an aristocratic country estate in the hot summer of the year The Go-Between became an immediate critical and popular success and has long been considered Hartley's finest book. His many other novels include Facial Justice, The Hireling, and The Love-Adept. Colm Tóibín is the author of six novels, 4/5(20). The narrative structure of L. P. Hartley’s The Go-Between develops out of the discovery by Leo Colston, the novel’s protagonist and first-person narrator, of a diary he kept while visiting his. About The Go-Between “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” Summering with a fellow schoolboy on a great English estate, Leo, the hero of L. P. Hartley’s finest novel, encounters a world of unimagined luxury.