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I'll Never Be Young Again (Virago Modern Classics) By Daphne Du Maurier

I'll Never Be Young Again (Virago Modern Classics)
by Daphne Du Maurier

* A coming-of-age novel set in 1930s Europe * Introduction by Elaine Dundy
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I'll Never Be Young Again Summary


The iron of the bridge felt hot under my hand. The sun had been upon it all day. Gripping hard with my hands I lifted myself on to the bar and gazed down steadily on the water passing under ... I thought of places I would never see, and women I should never love. A white sea breaking on a beach, the slow rustle of a shivering tree, the hot scent of grass ... I breathed deeply and I felt as though the waiting water rose up in front of me and would not let me go' As far as his father, an accomplished poet, is concerned, Richard will never amount to anything, and so he decides to take his fate into his own hands. But at the last moment, he is saved by Jake, who appeals to Richard not to waste his life. Together they set out for adventure, jumping aboard the the first ship they see and working their passage to Norway and around Europe, eventually to bohemian Paris, where Richard meets Hesta, a captivating music student ...

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Sku
GOR000513841
Title
I'll Never Be Young Again (Virago Modern Classics)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
1844080692
ISBN 13
9781844080694
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N/A
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