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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

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  • England

Subjects:

  • Refugees, Jewish -- Fiction,
  • Jewish children -- Fiction,
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  • Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Orphans -- Fiction,
  • England -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jane Gardam.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6057.A623 C7x 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1789770M
ISBN 100241115264
LC Control Number89186299

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  Comfort reading: Crusoe's Daughter by Jane Gardam Kicking off a series on writers and readers' favourite books to curl up with on biting winter nights, Claire Armitstead salutes a playful, very Author: Claire Armitstead.   Published in , Crusoe's Daughter is not much read today. A sad oversight that would not have surprised the heroine of the novel, Polly Flint. Repeatedly abandoned, she felt as isolated as her literary hero, Robinson Crusoe, for much of her life/5(53). Daughter of Moloka'i could almost be read as a stand-alone. I say almost, because I believe the story of Rachel in the original is important and provides some background to this book. But you could probably read without it. Daughter of Moloka'i is of course about the daughter of Rachel, the protagonist in the first book/5(). With Crusoe's Daughter she carefully tracks a woman's life, capturing it's wealth beneath an apparent drab surface. The book opens near the beginning of the 20th century when Polly Flint, age 6, is left by her father "The Captain" with her maiden aunts, who live in a yellow house on the edge of a Marsh in Northern England/5(53).

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