The sequel to the first volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography "A Postillion Struck by Lightning". Through the eyes of a 11-year-old in the 30s, the book recounts an idyllic childhood, a time of love and gentleness. Meanwhile the world outside prepared to go to war.
This lost world, visited fleetingly in "A Postillion Struck by Lightning", the first volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, is seen here through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy. With sensitivity and shrewdness, he captures the sounds and scents, love and gentleness surrounding himself as a young boy. Meanwhile, the world outside prepared to go to war.
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