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Island to Abbey: Survival and Sanctuary in the Books of Elsie J. Oxenham, 1907 to 1959

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This lavishly illustrated book is a must for all those who are interested in the books of Elsie Oxenham. An in-depth study by two noted researchers in this field, the book deals with the major themes occurring throughout EJO's books from Goblin Island in 1907 to Two Queens at the Abbey in 1959. Sheila Ray and Stella Waring also have a close look at the real life locations ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 30th 2005 by Girls Gone by Publishers
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Shelves: 2019, 9, non-fiction
I've been reading this slowly ever since I bought it. I started by only reading the sections of books I'd read or didn't own, trying not to spoil myself on the Abbey series. But I eventually decided that a) that would take to long and b) past history shows that by the time I get to the unread books, I'll have forgotten the details anyway.

This is a loving discussion of a clearly much loved favourite author, that still acknowledges there is some content that is no longer appropriate. There are a n
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