The Darling Buds of May

 
The Darling Buds of May, H. E. BatesThe Darling Buds of May, H. E. BatesThe Darling Buds of May, H. E. BatesThe Darling Buds of May, H. E. Bates
« Prev Next »
currently readingI am now reading
Recommend this book
loading image
 

Categories

 
Poetry & Drama
 

On 24 bookshelves

Description

'Home looks nice. Allus does though, don't it? Perfick' And so the Larkins - Pop, Ma, Mariette, Zinnia, Petunia, Primrose, Victoria and Montgomery - return from an outing for fish and chips and ice cream one May evening. There, amid the rustic charms of home, they discover a visitor: one Cedric Charlton, Her Majesty's inspector of taxes. Mr Charlton is visiting to find out why junk-dealer Pop hasn't paid his tax - but nothing's that simple at the Larkins. Mariette takes a shine to 'Charley' - as Pop calls him - and before long the family have introduced the uncomplaining inspector to the delights of country living: the lusty scents of wild flowers, the pleasures of a bottle of Dragon's Blood, cold cream dribbled over a bowl of strawberries...  More
 
Discussions & Reviews
 
Tag This Book
 
Readers

 Discussions


Post
 
Books Online avatar image

Bought and released for a fellow BC'er that won a sweepstake. It was a wishlist book, hope she lkes it!

see post
Sign in to add a comment.
Become a Member

Post
Connect with Facebook
Just a moment while we sign you in to your TheReadingRoom account.
loading...
Just a moment while we sign you in to your TheReadingRoom account.
loading...