In the Springtime of the Year

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9780140041101: In the Springtime of the Year

Susan Hill said of this book: ?The events and characters in the novel are wholly invented. The time is not the present and the death was very different. But the emotions were real. They were mine and I could never have written the book if I had not experienced them.It is set in an unspecified past ? but is probably somewhere between the end of the first World War, in 1918, and the beginning of the Second, in 1939.?

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Susan Hill was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, in 1942. She was educated at grammar schools there and in Coventry, and studied at King's College, London. She has written fiction as well as non fiction books, children's books, and two autobiographical books. She is a regular broadcaster and book reviewer. She is married to the Shakespeare scholar Stanley Wells. They have 2 daughters and live in Gloucestershire.

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"In the Springtime of the Year... speaks of home-truths, of rituals, of long-established ways of life and of a sense of sharing... (of a woman's) progress through stages of grief. It is less a novel than a portrait of an emotion, and as this it is poignant and convincing." --The New York Times

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Susan Hill
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1977)
ISBN 10: 0140041109 ISBN 13: 9780140041101
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140041109

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