The Beautiful Visit
On the eve of an unusual voyage, a young woman reviews her life. Her story begins with a 'beautiful visit' to friends in the country which serves as an awakening experience. What follows is an account of her struggle to retain the mood of her visit.
The book is very much a coming-of-age story about a young girl - never na ...more
This book was no exception.
A very lonely girl who grew up so protected that she has no clue about real life.
An unexpected visit to the country house of distant friends is an eye opener for her.
Unfortunately she was only asked to join to make up numbers and she did not know anybody there.
I loved Howard's books about the Cazelets - she writes so beautifully and with such fluidity - but I just didn't care much about this person. Or any of the other's for that matter. The main character reminded me a little of Bella in Twilight actually. Which I realise is a scandalous comparison! It was just the way she obs ...more