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Nightingale Wood

Stella Gibbons

Nightingale Wood

by Stella Gibbons

  • 26 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Widows,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStella Gibbons ; introduced by Sophie Dahl
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6013.I24 N54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 387 p. ;
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24810429M
    ISBN 109780143117575
    LC Control Number2011380834

    Nightingale Woods, Swindon: Address, Nightingale Woods Reviews: 4/5. Europe ; United Kingdom (UK) England ; there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. Nightingale Woods. A very interesting wood, with plenty of trees which in places have been planted in rows 4/5(26). On my way back, when I am tired, I rest awhile in the wood, and then I hear the nightingale. Its song brings the tears into my eyes, I feel as if my mother were kissing me!’ ‘Little kitchen-maid,’ said the gentleman-in-waiting, ‘I will make sure you get a good job in the kitchen, if you will take us to the nightingale/10().

    The Secret of Nightingale Wood Lucy Strange. Chicken House, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Q & A with Lucy Strange Buy this book . A beautifully tangled story of friendship, fairy tales, and family secrets. For those who loved Pax and The War That Saved My Life. Mama is ill. Father has taken a job abroad. Her brother has died. Nanny Jane is too busy to pay any attention to Henrietta and the things she sees, or thinks she sees, in the shadows of their new home, Hope House.

    NIGHTINGALE WOOD is in essence, a sprawling, delightful, eccentric fairy tale There is romance galore, a transformative dress, and a ball, much dizzy kissing in hedgerows and beyond, spying, retribution and runaways, fights and a fire, poetry and heartbreak, a few weddings AND funerals, and a fairytale ending with a twist. The Secret of Nightingale Wood. Hardcover Book Add to Cart. Out Of Stock Top. FORMAT: Hardcover Book. Hardcover Book QUANTITY: + OUR PRICE: LIST PRICE: You Save (%) Eligible for free shipping with book orders over $25 Add to Cart. Share. OUT OF STOCK. OUT OF STOCK Brand: Scholastic.


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The Secret of Nightingale Wood is a tale of two halves for me. The first involves Henry moving into her new home in order for her family to cope with the mysterious loss of her older brother and the second half, much pacier and painfully tense, involves Henry having the /5.

Nightingale Wood is a really delightful Cinderella type tale from the author who of course is better known for having brought us Cold Comfort Farm. However I think that the novel is a little deceptive, it is not as Nightingale Wood book as it may appear, and there is a complexity and poignancy to it that is especially well done/5.

The Secret of Nightingale Wood is a mesmerising novel and one that deserves to be on the shelf of every school library, bookshop and bedroom across the country. It certainly has pride of place on mine.

Read more. 7 people found this helpful. Helpful. Sending feedback /5(51). Her first publication was a book of poems The Mountain Beast () and her first novel Cold Comfort Farm () won the Femina Vie Heuruse Prize for Amongst her other novels are Miss Linsey and Pa (), Nightingale Wood (), Westwood (), Conference at Cold Comfort Farm () and Beside the Pearly Water ().4/4(28).

Buy a cheap copy of Nightingale Wood book by Stella Gibbons. Life is not quite a fairytale for poor Viola.

Left penniless, the young widow is forced to live with her late husband's family in a joyless old house. There's Mr Free shipping over $/5(4). Parents need to know that The Secret of Nightingale Wood is a debut novel by Lucy Strange, a British author with a flare for both page-turning suspense and the beautifully turned phrase.

The spunky and likable protagonist, Henry, is a year-old girl. Set near the seaside in England just a year after World War I, the book follows a family that's suffered an 5/5. An Amazon Best Book of A Bank Street College Best Book of the Year A Telegraph Top 50 Book of the Year A Waterstones Book of the Month Pick * "In an imaginative, compelling first-person narration, Henry wraps her story in fairy tales, exposing her guilt, grief, isolation, and fear as she unravels the stunning secrets of Nightingale Wood."3/5(1).

Her first publication was a book of poems The Mountain Beast () and her first novel Cold Comfort Farm () won the Femina Vie Heuruse Prize for Amongst her other novels are Miss Linsey and Pa (), Nightingale Wood (), Westwood (), Conference at Cold Comfort Farm () and Beside the Pearly Water ().Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France–a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women.

This book is a thrilling find; a gem that will sit beside the childhood classics on my bookshelf and be read over and over again. The author, Lucy Strange, is a talented writer and the plot and pace of The Secret of Nightingale Wood is first class/5().

In an imaginative, compelling first-person narration, Henry wraps her story in fairy tales, exposing her guilt, grief, isolation, and fear as she unravels the stunning secrets of Nightingale Wood.

An evocative, beautifully written, mesmerizing debut tale with lush fairy-tale themes and a poignant exploration of mental illness—enthralling. The Secret of Nightingale Wood is such a great novel. It is filled with lovely descriptions that provide clear imagery.

This book was EXCELLENT and I never wanted to put it down, and I believe Lucy Strange is a great Author. The Secret of Nightingale Wood in the news OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA is chosen as the FIRST Indie Children's Book of the Month 🌊 We are very proud to announce that Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange is the FIRST EVER Independent Booksellers' Children's Book of the Month.

Book reviews. The Secret of Nightingale Wood Lucy Strange Review by Deborah Hopkinson. November BookPage Children's Top Pick, November The year is In Great Britain, World War I has ended, but the scars of that terrible conflict remain, both for veterans and bereaved families.

Twelve-year-old Henry (short for Henrietta) and her. NIGHTINGALE WOOD is in essence, a sprawling, delightful, eccentric fairy tale There is romance galore, a transformative dress, and a ball, much dizzy kissing in hedgerows and beyond, spying, retribution and runaways, fights and a fire, poetry and heartbreak, a few weddings AND funerals, and a fairytale ending with a twist/5(56).

Directed by Mélanie Laurent. With Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning. The lives of two sisters living in France are torn apart at the onset of World War II. Based on Kristin Hannah's novel 'The Nightingale'.Actors: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning. The Secret of Nightingale Wood was my favourite book because it shows the bond between Henrietta and Roberta.

I found this story really moving because it shows how Henrietta would do anything to get her family back. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes to get emotionally attached to the characters. In this haunting and compelling follow-up to the instant classic The Secret of Nightingale Wood, Lucy Strange takes a seafaring myth and grounds it in the stark reality of World War II.

Growing up in a lighthouse, year-old Pet's world has been one of storms, secret tunnels, and stories about sea monsters. About Nightingale Wood. A sly and satirical fairytale by the author of Cold Comfort Farm Unavailable for decades, Stella Gibbons’s Nightingale Wood is a delightfully modern romance ripe for rediscovery by the many fans of Cold Comfort Farm.

Poor, lovely Viola has been left penniless and alone after her late husband’s demise, and is forced to live with his family in their joy­less. Lisa See, author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan I loved Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale. She has captured a particular slice of French life during World War II with wonderful details and drama.

But what I loved most about the novel was the relationship between the two sisters and Hannah's exploration of what we do in moments of great. January Winter in Nightingale Valley from the Hill Lawn entrance to the Pack Horse Bridge. A fast flowing Brislington Brook running through the middle.

March Nightingale Valley from Hill Lawn entrance, past the London Plane tree, the Pack Horse Bridge, the Boat Screen to St Anne's Terrace entrance. October Autumn in Nightingale.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .Nightingale Wood by Gibbons, Stella and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nightingale Wood by Stella Gibbons, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.