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Dancing Peel

(Dancing Peel #1)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  66 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published 1952 by Thomas Nelson
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L.H. Johnson
There's not much I wouldn't do for one of these glorious Esme Verity covers. The daughter of Lorna Hill, Verity has a great grace to her artwork and I love it. The light. The richness. The softness. This is good, classical artwork and rather beautiful stuff. The book itself isn't, perhaps, the best thing that Lorna Hill has ever done but every now and then it absolutely sings. But that's Hill all over; sometimes she gets a little lost in the plotting and circumstance (everybody in Northumberland ...more
Deborah
Oct 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I remember this one from my youth but the only two things which stuck in my mind were (a) crashing disappointment that we didn't meet up with any characters from the other books (characters I'd already met, I mean) and (b) Annette Dancy is an incredibly irritating heroine.

30 or so years later my experience was the same. I quite like Angus (he's certainly better than Sebastian or Guy or Nigel), the scenery is nice, and Sheena is more believably bad than, for example, Fiona in the Wells books. But
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Madeeha Maqbool
Aug 09, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I cannot even begin to describe what this series meant for me as a kid!
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Very good Dancy story.
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really liked this book as a kid. have been looking everywhere for it!
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Hill attended school in Durham and then went to Le Manoir in Lausanne, on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland. She obtained a BA at Durham University, and there met her husband, a clergyman. They moved to the remote parish of Matfen, Northumberland, where she played the organ in church and ran a Sunday school.

Hill's career as an author began when her daughter Vicki, then about ten years old, fo
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