The Long Vacation

By: Charlotte M. Yonge
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Long Vacation" by Charlotte M. Yonge is a captivating bildungsroman, chronicling the coming-of-age journey of its protagonist amidst the idyllic English countryside. Set against the backdrop of the Victorian era, Yonge's novel explores themes of friendship, growth, and the transformative power of experience. In this poignant narrative, Yonge skillfully navigates the trials and triumphs of adolescence, weaving a tale of self-discovery and resilience that resonates with readers of all ages. Through vivid prose and rich characterization, she captures the essence of youth with warmth and authenticity, inviting readers to accompany her characters on a journey of personal and emotional growth. As the protagonist grapples with the challenges of adolescence and the complexities of family and friendship, Yonge's narrative unfolds with depth and nuance, offering insights into the human experience that are as relevant today as they were in Victorian England. "The Long Vacation" stands as a timeless testament to Yonge's literary talent and enduring legacy, inspiring readers to embrace the journey of self-discovery with courage and determination. Through this captivating tale, Yonge reminds us all of the power of resilience and the importance of embracing life's adventures with an open heart and mind.

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Charlotte M. Yonge

Charlotte M. Yonge was an English novelist and historian, born on August 11, 1823, in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England. She is best known for her prolific writing career, which spanned over 60 years and produced more than 160 works, including novels, children's books, and historical studies. Yonge's writing was strongly influenced by her deep religious beliefs and her interest in history and education. Many of her novels, such as "The Heir of Redclyffe" and "Heartsease," explore moral and religious themes and are known for their wholesome and uplifting tone. She also wrote numerous works for children, including the popular "Book of Golden Deeds," which features stories of heroism and selflessness. In addition to her writing, Yonge was a prominent figure in the Church of England and was involved in various philanthropic and educational endeavours. She founded a school for girls in her hometown and was a supporter of the National Society for Promoting Religious Education. Yonge died on May 24, 1901, in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England. Her legacy as a writer and educator continues to be celebrated, and her works remain popular with readers today.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 252pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052745
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052741
  • Item Weight: 327.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14.1mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary