Stairway to a Secret
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An American girl spends a romantic year in London visiting her godmother.
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published 1953 by E.P. Dutton & Co.
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CLM
Mar 31, 2010 CLM rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to CLM by: Jan
Shelves: ya, uk, 20th-century, re-read
It was growing dark, and across London, one by one, the lights were winking on. Catharine Ann Carpenter, walking past Berkeley Square toward Piccadilly, glanced with surprise at her watch. It couldn't be dusk yet...

It wasn't. It was just three o'clock. But the afternoon was already so dim that she could scarcely see the outlines of the gazebo at the center of the Square; or, fastened to the house railings, the famous black iron link extinguishers where footmen had once snuffed their torches of f...more
Michelle Newell
One of my favorite books as a young teen! I still reread it periodically, and enjoy it all over again.
Jan
Nov 19, 2008 Jan rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: clm (constance)
Shelves: mystery, romance
A more impartial reviewer may give this book a 2 or 3, but I found this little mystery/romance set in post WWII England as charming as when I read and reread it as a teen. And reread it. And reread it.
Bev
I've enjoyed this lightweight romantic suspense novel since my junior high school days. I keep re-reading it to get a picture of London.
Eunira
Jun 30, 2010 Eunira added it
YA, read in the sixties.
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