A Stranger at Green Knowe by L. M. Boston audiobook

A Stranger at Green Knowe

By L. M. Boston
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The Green Knowe Series: Book 4

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L. M. Boston’s thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. In this volume, a strange friendship develops between a young Chinese refugee who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London Zoo.

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Summary

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Winner of the 1961 Carnegie Medal for Literature

L. M. Boston’s thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. In this volume, a strange friendship develops between a young Chinese refugee who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London Zoo.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Superb and thrilling.” New York Herald Tribune Book Review
“Mystery, wonder, and suspense fill this unique story.”  Horn Book
“A moving story of great originality.”  Commonweal

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Author Bio: L. M. Boston

Author Bio: L. M. Boston

Lucy Maria Boston (1892–1990) purchased a ramshackle manor house near Cambridge, England, in 1935, which over a period of two years she lovingly restored. It is this house that inspired her, at the age of sixty-two, to take pen in hand and create the beloved Green Knowe series.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.42
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English