The Go-Between (Macmillan Collector's Library)

Author(s): L. P. Hartley


L. P. Hartley's enduring coming of age story about a forbidden love and its terrible consequences, now beautifully packaged with an afterword by publisher Anna South.An invitation for young Leo to join a school friend at Brandham Hall - a world of privilege far removed from his own - for the scorchingly hot summer of 1900 appears innocuous, but Leo soon finds himself drawn into a dangerous, deceitful world of adult intrigue when asked to act as a go-between for two illicit lovers. The tragedy that ensues will reverberate for decades to come. A haunting novel about the strange journey from childhood to adulthood, The Go-Between is an unforgettable classic. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles.


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L. P. Hartley's enduring coming of age story about a forbidden love and its terrible consequences.

Leslie Poles Hartley was born in Cambridgeshire in 1895, and was educated first at Harrow and then Oxford. His career as a writer began in 1924 with a volume of short stories and ran alongside his work as a prolific and highly regarded reviewer of fiction, writing for such magazines as the Spectator and the Sketch. His first full-length novel was The Shrimp and the Anemone (1944) and was followed by a succession of novels, including The Go-Between (1953), which remains the most enduringly popular and timeless of his novels, rightfully claiming its place as a classic. L. P. Hartley died in 1972.

General Fields

  • : 9781509843176
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan Collector's Library
  • : 0.209
  • : October 2017
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : L. P. Hartley
  • : L. P. Hartley
  • : Hardback
  • : New Edition
  • : New Edition
  • : en
  • : 823/.9/12
  • : 360