Tagged with Parents and children

Little Boy Lost (1949) by Marghanita Laski

Book review by Sylvia D: I don’t know where Marghanita Laski sits in the Pantheon of novelists published between 1900 and 1950 but a Persephone Books The Captive Reader article in 2018 says, ‘She epitomizes the middle brow, writing about seemingly-serious topics in a titillating way with basic, extremely readable prose. Little Boy Lost is particularly … Continue reading

Family Roundabout (1948) by Richmal Crompton

Book Review by Ros W: Richmal Crompton is better known for her William books, even though she wrote over forty novels and nine short story collections for adults. Family Roundabout centres around two families in a country town called Bellington and covers the period from the early 1920s to 1939. The Willoughbys and the Fowlers … Continue reading