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Rolling in the Isles
Rolling in the Isles
Author: George & Joan Lewis
A gay, rollicking tale of a young midwestern couple who bravely set forth from this continent to live and study in the old country. Complete with bags, bottles, and babies, they venture with enthusiasm but quickly become humorously entwined and entangled in the ways of the British. While the book pokes fun at outward differences, it retains a ce...  more »
ISBN: 476509
Publication Date: 1957
Pages: 135
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Publisher: The Allen Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Calling this "gay & rollicking" is a slight overstatement, but I nonetheless enjoyed it very much. Light-hearted but not really laugh-out-loud; midway between Betty MacDonald's down-to-earth fun and Margaret Halsey's more literary, restrained style. The slender page count includes several charming full-page illustrations by James R. Hamil, but the narrative is fully realized.

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