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Christmas with the Savages CHRISTMAS WITH THE SAVAGES By Mary Clive Is Based On Real Events And People It Is The Story Of A Small Girl S Christmas Holiday In A Large Edwardian Country House Is Effortlessly Funny At Tamerlane Hall, Evelyn Finds A Horde Of Children The Gentle Glens, The Plaintive Howliboos, And Above All, The Uninhibited Savages They Are Controlled Or Not By A Host Of Parents, Supernumerary Uncles And Aunts, Nannies And Nurserymaids Evelyn Survives The Christmas Festivities Just Returning Home None Too Soon Seen Through The Eyes Of A Prim Little Eight Year Old, This Is An Amusing And Touching Account Of A Childhood A Hundred Years Ago.


10 thoughts on “Christmas with the Savages

  1. says:

    Mary Clive s Christmas with the Savages was the perfect children s classic to read in December It s about Evelyn, an 8 year old who much prefers the company of adults to other children Evelyn is dismayed when she is sent toTamerlane Hall, a large Edwardian house in the countryside, where she findschildren than she s ever experienced before the Glens, the Howliboos, and the Savages.Christmas with the Savages was a delightful festive read, full of humour It s based on Mary Clive s own e Mary Clive s Christmas with the Savages was the perfect children s classic to read in December It s about Evelyn, an 8 year old who much prefers the company of adults to other children Evelyn is dismayed when she is sent toTamerlane Hall, a large Edwardian house in the countryside, where she findschildren than she s ever experienced before the Glens, the Howliboos, and the Savages.Christmas with the Savages was a delightful festive read, full of humour It s based on Mary Clive s own experiences growing up and it was lovely to be transported into this eccentric family s holiday celebrations All the children are left to roam the house and gardens, so it s full of hilarious escapades and antics I loved Evelyn s prim and proper opinion on just about everything, from the youngest...


  2. says:

    I had never even heard of this book first published in 1955 but an attractive new edition from Puffin will make it very popular with the crowd probablyadult readers than children who loved Downton Abbey It s the lightly fictionalised tale of author Mary Clive s born Lady Mary Katharine Pakenham Edwardian childhood in grand houses E...


  3. says:

    I just happened to see this book at the till in a bookshop and seeing that it was half price, I thought I would give it ago even though it was a children s book Set at the turn of the century, Evelyn is sent away at Christmas to stay with the Savages the unruly grandchildren of an old friend of her mother s Lady Tamerlane Any other child would perhaps relish the thought of spending time with children her own age but not Evelyn Wise beyond her years, Evelyn much prefers the company of adu I just ...


  4. says:

    hilarious it s funny every page an example your spending Christmas with the savages Evelyn Oh there cannibals Amazing


  5. says:

    What a FUN READ


  6. says:

    Christmas With the Savages is a kind of fictionalized memoir The characters are about eleven children between the implied ages of 4 12 The setting is an Edwardian, English, upper class Christmas gathering This comic novel was first published in 1955, and was an attempt by its author to show her own children what her childhood was like Most of the characters are based on her own family members.In the novel, eight year old Evelyn is sent to spend Christmas with family friends, including thre Christmas With the Savages is a kind of fictionalized memoir The characters are about eleven children between the implied ages of 4 12 The setting is an Edwardian, English, upper class Christmas gathering This comic novel was first published in 1955, and was an attempt by its author to show her own children what her childhood was like Most of the characters are based on her own family members.In the novel, eight year old Evelyn is sent to spend Christmas with family friends, including three sets of cousins the Savages, et al She is both repelled and attracted by their exuberant behavior and misadventures No lessons are learned it s not that kind of book It s about nostalgia, and humor.The humor, though, must have worked better on its original audience, those who ...


  7. says:

    This was a lovely read It is a very slight in length but also in content book about a posh Edwardian Christmas from the point of view of a child I enjoyed the details of Edwardian life, and the children get into all kinds of amusing scrapes It s a funny book, although it gave me a bit too much of a sense of the author working hard to make adults laugh in a kids say the darnedest things sort of way, which was a little annoying The children were very ridiculous and twee in a way that felt This was a lovely read It is a very slight in length but also in content book about a posh Edwardian Christmas from the point of view of a child I enjoyed the details of Edwardian life, and the children get into all kinds of amusing scrapes It s a funny book, although it gave me a bit too much of ...


  8. says:

    Would have been better withChristmas I liked the characters The story was meh The writing was good.


  9. says:

    It s always an awkward position to review a book given to you by a family member One they loved And specially ordered from England for each member of the family And you didn t like it.I didn t find it very entertaining and I didn t find it that humorous I guess I m not the British junkie I...


  10. says:

    3.5 lovely little Christmas read Set in Edwardian England Ever line had to spend Christmas at a friend of her parents and meets a right selection of children who are not always well behaved Think adults of a certain age will love thisthan today s kids Although...


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