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Shell House

Shell House

Greg's interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. His contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a former resident who was confused about his sexuality and identity.
Our Price: €8.32
ISBN/EAN9780099455936
Availability1 – 9 copies in stock
Pub. Date: September 4 2003
Author: Newbery, Linda
Format: Paperback
Pages:352
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The Shell House is a beautifully written and sensitive portrayal of love, sexuality and spirituality over two generations. Greg's casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg's contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose confusion about his sexuality and identity mirrors Greg's own feelings of insecurity. This is a complex and thought-provoking book, written with elegance and subtlety. It will change the way you think.
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