The Go-Between (New York Review Books Classics) by L. P. Hartley
By L. P. Hartley
“The previous is a international state: they do issues another way there.”
Summering with a fellow schoolboy on an excellent English property, Leo, the hero of L. P. Hartley’s best novel, encounters a global of unimagined luxurious. but if his friend’s attractive older sister enlists him because the unwitting messenger in her illicit love affair, the aftershocks might be felt for years. the muse for the bright Joseph Losey/Harold Pinter movie starring Julie Christie and Alan Bates, The Go-Between is a masterpiece—a richly layered, spellbinding tale approximately earlier and current, naïveté and data, and the mysteries of the human center. This quantity contains, for the 1st time ever in North the USA, Hartley’s personal advent to the unconventional.
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