The Camomile Lawn

  • by Mary Wesley
  • Narrated by Carole Boyd
  • 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Summer 1939 and five cousins gather at the house with the camomile lawn for what, for many of them, will be the last summer of their youth.


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Customer Reviews

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As good as I remembered

First read this after seeing the Channel 4 adaptation in early 90s and loved it. It was a welcome refresher to listen to this audiobook presentation - the narrator was excellent at giving the cast of characters different voices. The characters themselves are likeably dislikeable on occasion, and the story can be quite brittle at times but ultimately is very compelling. Definitely recommended!
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- Crime Fiction Groupie

The British at war as only we could be

I really loved this story. It has been filmed by the BBC but there are some parts that had to be changed or omitted. You wouldn't know that this detracts from the story until, like me you read it yourself or have it read to you. It is warm, humorous, sad and incredibly moving. I am thankful that I was not born until after the war but these characters and their stories made me wish I had been there - and isn't that what a good story is all about?
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- Jan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-06-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios