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The Butterfly Summer Audiobook

The Butterfly Summer

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Publisher's Summary

You follow the hidden creek towards a long-forgotten house. They call it Keepsake, a place full of wonder...and danger.

Locked inside the crumbling elegance of its walls lies the story of the Butterfly Summer, a story you've been waiting all your life to hear. This house is Nina Parr's birthright. It holds the truth about her family - and a chance to put everything right at last.

©2016 Harriet Evans (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"Harriet Evans is a master at creating characters you feel like you know inside out." (Heat)

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    Charlotte 14/06/2016
    Charlotte 14/06/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Interesting storyline but probably best to read rather then listen"

    I'm always disappointed when the narrator attempts to do the accents, unfortunately the dodgy American and 'terribly posh' interpretation (which is constant for the characters) made it difficult to get into, i'm surprised they didn't ditch the accents. It's a shame as its a good story. I'm midway through but tempted to read the book instead.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    P A Sutton 08/07/2016
    P A Sutton 08/07/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "5 Stars"

    A bittersweet and beautifully told story. Read with depth of the characters. An intelligent and enjoyable listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    J. Mills UK 24/11/2016
    J. Mills UK 24/11/2016 Member Since 2014

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    "Good story- childlike narrator."

    It was an interesting story- a love story type saga that spanned generations. The voice of the younger narrator was irritating however- rhyming 'book' with 'suck'?

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Miss M England 09/09/2016
    Miss M England 09/09/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Ok but not her best"

    I've enjoyed some of Evans' previous books. Her accessible writing and talent as an author of books that hook but are bereft of unutterable woe and miserable endings that I, as someone bedridden and too often in intolerable pain, cannot cope with; made her works ones I looked out for.

    Sadly this did not capture my heart and mind or absorb as I had hoped or needed. It is pleasing enough and I'm sure will be popular with many, but it is plods rather and doesn't have the magnetism, charm and pull I'd hoped for.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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