The Bird in the Tree

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"I love these people too much to let them be unhappy for long," wrote Elizabeth Goudge of her favorite fictional characters, the Eliot family.

Goudge carries the Eliot family saga through two more books, PILGRIM'S INN and THE HEART OF THE FAMILY, but it is in this first book that we learn the strange history of the family home, so central to the story that it becomes almost a character in its own right.

"You will love this Hampshire coast, the little village and above all, the kind old house. What matters most is...

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Overview

"I love these people too much to let them be unhappy for long," wrote Elizabeth Goudge of her favorite fictional characters, the Eliot family.

Goudge carries the Eliot family saga through two more books, PILGRIM'S INN and THE HEART OF THE FAMILY, but it is in this first book that we learn the strange history of the family home, so central to the story that it becomes almost a character in its own right.

"You will love this Hampshire coast, the little village and above all, the kind old house. What matters most is that forgotten stretch of marshland, where a man's spirit may rest and grow whole again." (Boston Transcript)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781619700659
  • Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/2013
  • Pages: 259
  • Sales rank: 173,597
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2013

    This is a book about love

    Have all in hard cover and difficult in finding these old favorites think they are out of print my copy so fragil bought nook babuska

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2014

    First in a family saga though each stands alone

    As the three small children in first grow to five and then to teens in second and marry in third and the love storyy from first is still a problem in second and finally all resolved as the children begin another generation. Charming english and yet with a strong story of the affect of war the mental trama. The oldest son dies in war I and secnd gassed the mental anguish is quietly done without the grafic add ons so popular to todays writer

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