I'll Tell You a Secret: a Memory of Seven Summers



[Reading] ➻ I'll Tell You a Secret: a Memory of Seven Summers By Anne Coleman – E17streets4all.co.uk Memory opens for me through my body I slip back because I catch a smell, hear a sound, or hold an evocative flavour on my tongue But these single sense glimpses of or gusts from the past are often fle Memory opens for me You a eBook ☆ through my body I slip back because I catch a smell, hear a sound, or hold an evocative flavour on my tongue But these single sense glimpses of or gusts from the past are often fleeting More compelling for me, total, is when my whole body, the entire surface of my skin, and my muscles movements connect me to my old self Especially it is the movements of summer, when of me meets the elements, while I am swimming, or feeling my bramble scratched legs against hot rocks Or when I am I'll Tell PDF or experiencing the lovely lassitude that fills me at the end of a long afternoon of sun and water as I stand slicing tomatoes for my supper, while corn boils, and sun falls in the window on a pile of raspberries in a bowl All my senses, all, are alivefrom I ll Tell You a SecretA delightful, beautifully written and thoroughly engaging story of coming of age in the s that focuses on Anne Coleman between the ages of fourteen and twenty one, and her relationship with Mr MacLennan Canadian literary figure Hugh MacLennan , which played out Tell You a PDF ↠ in the summers in the village of North Hatley, Quebec, a picturesque resort that has been known to attract artists and writers and the upper classes In prose that is intimate, visual, and resonant with immediacy, Anne Coleman brings us back to summers in the s, revealing the eccentricities of North Hatley and its residents, but most of all focusing on her special friendship with a man many years her senior Independent, individualistic, sensually alert, as a young girl Anne Coleman did not fit the mould Later, when Anne is eighteen, she leads a double life, one which follows the course of a romance with Frank, the dark, brooding European young man who has a strange hold over her, and the enigmatic Mr MacLennan, whose own feelings for Anne suggest themselves to her in ways that are at once confusing, tantalizing, and deeply important Along the way, the story also offers a wonderfully evocative portrayal of the s, its sexual repressiveness and s The beautiful village of North Hatley comes alive in vivid ways This is a unique coming of age story by a writer who writes sentences that cut to the bone.I'll Tell You a Secret: a Memory of Seven Summers

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    If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader between the ages of fourteen and twenty one, and her relationship with Mr MacLennan Canadian literary figure Hugh MacLennan , which played out Tell You a PDF ↠ in the summers in the village of North Hatley, Quebec, a picturesque resort that has been known to attract artists and writers and the upper classes In prose that is intimate, visual, and resonant with immediacy, Anne Coleman brings us back to summers in the s, revealing the eccentricities of North Hatley and its residents, but most of all focusing on her special friendship with a man many years her senior Independent, individualistic, sensually alert, as a young girl Anne Coleman did not fit the mould Later, when Anne is eighteen, she leads a double life, one which follows the course of a romance with Frank, the dark, brooding European young man who has a strange hold over her, and the enigmatic Mr MacLennan, whose own feelings for Anne suggest themselves to her in ways that are at once confusing, tantalizing, and deeply important Along the way, the story also offers a wonderfully evocative portrayal of the s, its sexual repressiveness and s The beautiful village of North Hatley comes alive in vivid ways This is a unique coming of age story by a writer who writes sentences that cut to the bone."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • I'll Tell You a Secret: a Memory of Seven Summers
  • Anne Coleman
  • English
  • 03 February 2019
  • 0771022786

10 thoughts on “I'll Tell You a Secret: a Memory of Seven Summers

  1. says:

    Formidable, is the word that sprang to mind after reading this book.The young girl the author herself enters into a friendship with a formidable man, full of unspoken, fierce emotions.The girl is formidable herself, often commenting on adult exasperation regarding her famous unbendable will.The author is formidable, subtly present in the book as a thoughtful narrator, picking apart fragile shreds of memory and psychology.And the book itself is formidable, a tremendous feat, transcending my c Formidable, is the word that sprang to mind after reading this book.The young girl the author herself enters into a friendship with a formidable man, full of unspoken, fierce emotions.The girl is formidable herself, often commenting on adult exasperation regarding her famous unbendable will.The author is formidable, subtly present in the book as a thoughtful narrator, picking apart fragile shreds of memory and psychology.And the book itself is formidable, a tremendous feat, transcending my conceptions of what a memoir is and presenting a world, an age and a mind I can identify with

  2. says:

    I read this in a pre publication copy, passed on to me by my daughter, who got it from a panelist for the Governor General s award A memoir of the author s friendship with Hugh MacLennan, himself a winner of the G G s award for The Precipice and The Watch That Ends the Night.Estrellada s commentIt s sort of early twenties ish navel gazing, but well done navel gazing While there are rose coloured glasses involved, I m sure, they don t completely obscure the view And mine As a former reside I read this in a pre publication copy, passed on to me by my daughter, who got it from a panelist for the Governor General s award A memoir of the author s friendship with Hugh MacLennan, himself a winner of the G G s award for The Precipice and The Watch That Ends the Night.Estrellada s commentIt s sort of early twenties ish navel gazing, but well done navel gazing While there are rose coloured glasses involved, I m sure, they don t completely obscure the view And mine As a former resident of Royal Victoria College, and one who is old enough to remember Prof MacLennan from his teaching days at McGill, I found a lot of enjoyment in recognizing the people, places, and emotions in this memoir I would have wanted to knowabout Mr MacLennan s own history but it s her memories, after all

  3. says:

    I read this book several years ago and could not put it down I have kept the book as I know I will read it again I have lent it out over the years but always with the request that the book comes back to me.It is Anne Coleman s coming of age book A memoir that doesn t leave you Turning the last page you don t want it to endyou want to know what happens to Anne in her later years but I think that is the magic of this book.maybe you are not supposed to knowmaybe just leaving the story I read this book several years ago and could not put it down I have kept the book as I know I will read it again I have lent it out over the years but always with the request that the book comes back to me.It is Anne Coleman s coming of age book A memoir that doesn t leave you Turning the last page you don t want it to endyou want to know what happens to Anne in her later years but I think that is the magic of this book.maybe you are not supposed to knowmaybe just leaving the story is enough.Beautifully written and one of my most favourite reads

  4. says:

    I stayed up late last night to read this book in one go It s wonderfully written and just the kind of story I was looking for at the time, I really enjoyed it.

  5. says:

    Fabulous writing Loved this book So well written, spare, precise, insightful Wonderfl book.

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