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I'll Bring You Buttercups

(Suttons #1)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  133 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Set during World War I, this book tells the story of Alice Hawthorne and her love for the handsome young gamekeeper Tom Dwerryhouse. It is also the story of the entanglements and rivalries of the two families who separately employ Alice and Tom.
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Published July 1st 1993 by HarperCollins
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May 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing
If you like sagas, you will enjoy reading this book. Beginning in 1913 it takes the reader through the tumultuous years of the First World War and the changes it brought to the bygone era of Upstairs, Downstairs society. Gradually, you are drawn into all the characters lives and care about what happens to them. Consequently, I’m going to read their ongoing story in Daisy Chain Summer.

Apr 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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I love this book and have read it several times since I first discovered it. I have now read all of Elizabeth Elgin's books and they are all of a high standard. The books about the Sutton's are the best though.
Jackie White
Apr 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great book - really enjoyed it ! This is Book 1 of 5 but I've just found that not all of them are available on Kindle....including Book 2 so I'll have to go retro & order it in hardcooy!
Well written, great characters & plenty of story.
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Sep 21, 2014 rated it liked it
It was ok - and I was quite tempted to give up about a third of the way through, but decided to keep reading. I found the first half to be boringly, sickly over sentimental, lovey-dovey skim-reading stuff. However, the second half made up for this and I was glad I'd decided to finish it. There was only one real "baddie" in the main characters - the others were paragons of virtue.
Nov 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A superb tale, and topical for this time of year and with the Poppies installation at The Tower of London. Disappointed to not find the next book in the series, Daisychain Summer, available in e-book format. Managed to obtain a secondhand copy from Amazon, new ones were out of stock.
May 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
Beautifully written and wonderfully evocative.When love survives war, when passion suffers heartbreak, when tragedy discovers hope.
Sep 02, 2015 rated it liked it
I found this author, whose books remind me of Upstairs Downstairs, in a charity shop in England the week Princess Diana died.
Melissa M
Feb 21, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cliona Hammond
Jun 19, 2014 rated it did not like it
Toooo awful to ever think about again.
Felicity Lambie
Jan 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great read. Good insight into the lives effected by the 1st World War.
Mar 21, 2011 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book - so much so that I went straight on to the 2nd book in the 'Sutton' series
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