- ISBN 9781408710562
- Categories BX, BX BXOS, BXOS, Fiction, Literary Fiction, New Arrivals OS
- Author(s) Ysenda Maxtone Graham
- Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
- Weight 0.272 kg
The 'showpiece' part of the summer holidays was 'the summer holiday', when families took off to the seaside, or to grandparents' houses teeming with cousins, or on early package holidays to France or Spain, siblings wedged into the back of small cars, roof-racks clattering, mothers preparing picnics. British Summer Time Begins is as much about the long weeks either side of that holiday as the trip itself: the weeks when nothing much officially happened, boredom often lurked nearby, and you vanished for hours on end, nobody much knowing or even caring where you were. Could it be that those unscheduled days were actually the most important and formative of your life?