Flambards in Summer by K. M. Peyton


Flambards in Summer by K. M. Peyton

1916. The First World War is well underway, and Christina is one of the many women left behind. When she returns to Flambards, she finds much has changed. The house is buried in ivy, the paddocks are overgrown, and the once busy stables are deserted and desolate. Christina vows to return the manor house to its former glory, and works hard to transform her childhood home into a successful farm. It is only when a familiar face appears at her door one day that she realizes Flambards may even bring her love again ...A welcome reissue of this much-loved family saga.


'...brilliantly compelling slice of social history'

'K M Peyton convincingly portrays the passion, uncertainty and intensity of young love.'

About the Author

K. M. Peyton

Born in 1929 K. M. Peyton is a well known and well loved author of over 50 books for children. Author of the Flambards Series and A Pattern of Roses, both of which have been adapted for film, she was winner of the Carnegie Medal in 1969 for The Edge of the Cloud, part of the Flambards Series.

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192 pages


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Publication date

5th March 2015



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