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The Morris family have rebuilt their lives and when Abbie and Beatie Abbie's adored elder sister set off for the county fair the world seems a good place But their new found happiness is not to last A chance encounter with Louis a personable handsome stranger leads to tragedy and has repercussi. A bit long and tear jerky dramatic but still a nice read ERP Demystified is not to last A chance encounter with Louis a personable handsome stranger leads to tragedy and has repercussi. A bit long and tear jerky dramatic but still a nice read

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So Long at the Fair

Growing up in a small Wiltshire village Abbie Morris knows what lies ahead of her a life of drudgery as a menial servant like that of her sisters But everything changes when Abbie is twelve and their emotional spirited mother casts them into a crisis for which no one is preparedSix years later. This novel is set in a village in the UK in the middle of the 19th century 12 year old Abbie has just left school and is about to apply for a service job A picture is drawn of a fairly close lower middle class family with a discontented mother When their mother leaves home it s no surprise despite being shocking for the era Abbie has to take charge of the household and does it well The narrative skips several years when a pleasant day out turns into a nightmare The rest of the book feels like a kind of soap it s full of violence tragedy betrayal and the loss of and loved ones There are some pleasant interludes then yet another terrible scene is introduced By the time I was about half way through I wanted to get to the end to be finished with all the tragedies piled higher and higherConversations are stilted with exchanges that add nothing to the story or the characters concerned There s a lot of introspection too but viewpoints switch even within a scene making the reader feel uninvolved in any of the characters Moreover Abbie becomes less and less likeable and she s the main protagonist Rather than being depressed by all the awful things around her she becomes obsessed rude and unreasonable She s supposed to be intelligent but can t even figure out what a recurring bad dream means The ending is in a sense hopeful but Abbie s emotional state isn t real and didn t move me I should have been in tears at the horrors of the final chapters but she felt wooden and unbelievable and I wondered if the author had any insight at all into the ways a young mother s mind worked and after finishing discovered that the author is in fact male writing under a pseudonym I don t wish to be sexist but it does explain perhaps why the women in the book are so hard and two dimensional Not recommended

summary So Long at the Fair

Ons that threaten to destroy Abbie's peace of mind for everAbbie struggles to forget what happened that night to get on with her life but when she meets charming honourable Arthur and re encounters Louis it becomes clear that she might never recover from the night they stayed so long at the fai. Brilliant It made me cried Some stories reminds me of Titanic


4 thoughts on “So Long at the Fair

  1. says:

    This novel is set in a village in the UK in the middle of the 19th century 12 year old Abbie has just left school and is about to apply for a 'service' job A picture is drawn of a fairly close lower middle class family with a discontented mother When their mother leaves home it’s no surprise despite being shocking for t

  2. says:

    A bit long and tear jerky dramatic but still a nice read

  3. says:

    Brilliant It made me cried Some stories reminds me of Titanic

  4. says:

    My favourite book It made me cried

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