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girl in a swing

Richard Adams

girl in a swing

by Richard Adams

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English


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The Girl in a Swing is absolutely nothing like Watership Down, no talking animals at all. Instead this is a story about love and obsession and ghosts, and it’s really spectacular.

The main character is a young man from a stable family who has taken over his father’s fine china business in a small town in England/5.

The Girl in a Swing is a terrific, haunting and beautifully written book, and the tension really racks up as the book moves towards its conclusion. Read more 7 people found this helpfulCited by: 1. The Girl in a Swing is a terrific, haunting and beautifully written book, and the tension really racks up as the book moves towards its conclusion.

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I picked it up because it’s by Richard Adams, the author of my favorite fantasy novel, Watership Down, but anyone looking for characters as likeable as Hazel and Bigwig should look elsewhere.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Girl in a Swing This is a creepy, supernatural tale of a man who marries in haste to a mysterious woman he meets in Denmark, and after a tumultuous marriage in which the couple are beset by ghosts, otherworldly apparitions, and other troubles, all of which drive the mysterious woman to her death - but not before she reveals her terrible secret.

The Girl on the Velvet Swing by Simon Baatz Book Resume: From New York Times bestselling author Simon Baatz, the first comprehensive account of the murder that shocked the world. In Evelyn Nesbit, a chorus girl in the musical Florodora, dined alone with the architect Stanford White in his townhouse on 24th Street in New York.

The Girl in a Swing, Richard Adams Published 9 Sep by Gin Jenny Do you ever read a book where you finish it and you’re like, Hm, I think I may be deeply stupid. Review: The Girl In A Swing In my continuous quest to be creeped out by a smart read, I followed a recommendation by my mother, who read The Girl In A Swing years ago (first published in ).

To this day, she shudders a little at the thought. earthenware, the Reinicke girl on her cow; yes, and she herself - the Girl in a Swing. It was from these that the sound came, for they were weeping.

Their tears were falling in tiny crystals, flakes minute as grains of sand; and had covered, as with snow, the dark-green cloth of the shelves on which they stood.4/5(32).

Richard Adams' book, The Girl in a Swing is a heart-warming book. It takes place in the east during the 's. I learned a good lesson from reading this book. I learned that it doesn't matter who or what someone is, it's what you see in them that matters the most.

Alan, a quiet young single Englishman runs his father's China business/5(36). At first glance, though, The Girl in a Swing is simply a new erotic novel—an elegiac account of conjugal love that is passionately intense, but painfully brief.

Irony and intrigue co-exist. Directed by Gordon Hessler. With Meg Tilly, Rupert Frazer, Nicholas Le Prevost, Elspet Gray. A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German.

He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he knows virtually nothing about her. She insists on not being married in a church, and after they are married, /10(). The Girl on a Swing may refer to: The Girl on a Swing ( film), by Felix Basch Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title The Girl on a Swing.

The Girl in a Swing The book went on the receive both the Carnegie medal and the Guardian award for children's fiction in Watership Down was rejected seven times before finally being accepted by Rex Collings.

It was originally published in a first edition 3/5(6). Girl in a Swing is a haunting book in every respect and one you'll remember for the rest of your life. HAUNTINGLY, HEARTBREAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL Published by User, 19 5/5(5).

The Girl in a Swing is a terrific, haunting and beautifully written book, and the tension really racks up as the book moves towards its conclusion.

Read more 7 people found this helpful/5(44). The Girl in a Swing () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German.

The 20 best book adaptations a list of 7 titles created 30 Jul See all related lists» Share this page: Clear your history. bushes behind them. The Girl in a Swing lay shattered in fragments which, try as I might, I could not pick up, for they escaped like quicksilver between my lacerated fingers.

Yet all the time, throughout these dreadful fancies, there remained at the back of my mind the knowledge that they were unreal and that in truth I was using them to avoid facing. "The Girl in a Swing" is about the love of an ordinary Englishman for a mysterious, bizarre young woman he meets in Copenhagen - a dark-eyed beauty who falls instantly in love with him and seems to offer fulfillment of all of his dreams.

She's smart, sexy, beautiful, passionate, and she adores him. Books similar to The Girl in a Swing The Girl in a Swing. by Richard Adams. avg. rating Ratings. A shy young man meets a beautiful woman in the company of a young girl.

He finds himself swept off of his feet and married to her, bringing her with him to live in his family home. She is his erotic.This new novel by the author of Watership Down and two other strong sellers should be nearly unreadable.

The plot is a pretentious, purposefully vague variation on a mÉlange of occult-tinged, modern-gothic motifs (spouse with a mysterious past, ghostly threats, reincarnation, sex-and-sin). And the narrator-hero is an unconvincing creation whose psychology is absurd and whose.The girl in a swing (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!

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