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Frost at Morning

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Frost at Morning is the heart-breaking story of four young children who, deserted by their parents, have been sent off to a vicarage that takes in children as paying guests.

There's Philip, a sensitive boy whose father has remarried and gained a more preferable stepson; anxious little Monica, with a mother spiraling towards alcoholism; adopted Geraldine, whose d
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Paperback, 318 pages
Published April 20th 2017 by Policy Press (first published 1950)
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Mar 16, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: family
A novel of childhood and growing up very similar in tone to Saplings by Noel Streatfeild.
The children are all very convincing. There are a lot of characters though. A chapter will end with a particularly moving moment then suddenly you switch to another point of view where it takes a minute to figure out which parent you have switched to. Beautiful prose and insight, here's Monica's mother; "living alwasy in the passing moment with a courage that could face anything but boredom."
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Richmal Crompton Lamburn was initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adult fiction books.

Crompton's fiction centres around family and social life, dwelling on the constraints that they place on individuals while also nurturing them. This is best seen
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