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The Go-Between

The Go-Between

Author(s): L P Hartley

Location(s): Norfolk

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1900

An invitation for young Leo to join a school friend at Brandham Hall – a world of privilege far removed from his own – for the scorchingly hot summer of 1900 appears innocuous, but Leo soon finds himself drawn into a dangerous, deceitful world of adult intrigue when asked to act as a go-between for two illicit lovers. The tragedy that ensues will reverberate for decades to come.

A haunting novel about the strange journey from childhood to adulthood, The Go-Between is a truly unforgettable classic.

This elegant Macmillan Collector’s Library edition of The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley features an afterword by editor and publisher Anna South.

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