Wednesday, 9 March 2016

The Nutmeg Tree by Margery Sharp



Until recently I had never heard of Margery Sharp or her book, The Nutmeg Tree.  But I'm so glad I stumbled across her and her writing.

The author wrote this book in 1937.  From almost the first word you are grabbed by the heroine of the novel, Julia Packett – and thoroughly entertained and engaged by her.

Julia is kind-hearted, impetuous, and perhaps no better than she ought to be.  A charming book that I heartily recommend to you.

The author wrote 26 novels for adults – and this one was the most well-known.  Unfortunately she is no longer with us.  I enjoyed the large print version which was the only one available from the library.

4 comments:

  1. I will note down this title, I haven't read anything by Margery Sharp.

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  2. It sounds like it's stood the test of time!

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  3. Carole, it sounds good and my library in my new hometown has lots of older books I hope they have this one or another by Her!

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  4. I like the sound of this one.

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