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Towers in the mist

Elizabeth Goudge

Towers in the mist

by Elizabeth Goudge

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Published by Coward-McCann, inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Elizabeth Goudge.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G717 To, PR6013.O74 To
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., 3-386 p.
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6375923M
LC Control Number38027441
OCLC/WorldCa1682449

Radiant with life and lighted by love's enchantment. The towers of Oxford shine through the mist, blessing an ancient city, as the magic of Midsummer Eve brings two lovers under its moonlit spell. In this coming-of-age tale, the excitement, squalor and beauty of the English Renaissance unfolds through the lives of two girls growing up, Oxford.   Towers in the Mist is a pleasant respite from gritty realism, a step back into a gentler age. There are sorrows in the story, moments of violence and .

  My thoughts about Towers In The Mist by Elizabeth Goudge Christ Church in England: The setting of this book is at Christ Church, the home of Oxford University in England, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. One of the characters I found to be quite interesting was Sir Walter Raleigh and it intrigued me to read more about his real life and.   Towers in the Mist, by Elizabeth Goudge This was our readalong title for Elizabeth Goudge Day, and I'd been saving it for a whole year. It is one of the "Cathedral City" trilogy and set in Elizabethan Oxford, the others being The Dean's Watch (Victorian Ely) and City of Bells (Edwardian Wells). And boy, does she have a good time with the Elizabethan setting!

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Towers in the Mist is a delightful novel that covers a year in the life of the Leigh family, from the arrival on May Day of Faithful Crocker, a 14 year old orphaned vagabond, carrying his meagre possessions, a copy of Virgil and of Foxes Book of Martyrs, and a burning desire to become a scholar, to the visit of Queen Elizabeth I to Oxford 4/5.

Indeed it is an anybody book. Set in Oxford during the Towers in the mist book years of Queen Elizabeth the First, in Sixteenth century England, during a peaceful interlude in the conflict between Catholic and Protestant that tore "Merrie" England apart, Towers in the Mist is a double love story in the days when thirteen was a marriageable age!/5(33).

Elizabeth Goudge, Towers in the Mist It is late sixteenth-century London when awkward teenage Faithful travels to Oxford to study in England's great university. When Canon Leigh takes him in, Faithful enters into a family as exciting and educational as the university itself.5/5(1).

Elizabeth Goudge, Towers in the Mist () This book is offered in a giveaway open through April Click the link to enter. Oxford has changed much in the eighty years since Elizabeth Goudge lived there, and even more since the sixteenth century.

Not only a historical journey, Towers in the Mist is also a coming-of-age tale of young love and hope. Elizabeth Goudge (–) was a British novelist whose father was an Anglican priest and theologian. She wrote for many audiences, and her Green Dolphin Street was made into a Academy Award-winning film starring Lana Turner, Van Brand: Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated.

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When Canon Leigh takes him in, Faithful enters into a family as exciting and educational as the university itself. Woven into the narratives of Faithful and the canon's daughter Joyeuce is a coming-of-age tale of young love and hope.

pages, softcover from Hendrickson. Towers in the Mist () by Elizabeth Goudge5/5(1). Towers in the Mist (eBook edition) Hendrickson Publishers Marketing, LLC P. Box Peabody, Massachusetts eISBN   Towers in the Mist by Elizabeth Goudge is another young adult book.

It could not be more different from the other YA book in this post. It was first published in I reread the copy, which I first read at about the age of the characters in Holly Bourne’s book. It is a historical novel set in Oxford during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

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This is three books in one (A City of Bells, Towers in the Mist, The Dean's Watch), each book about a cathedral town in England, set in either Edwardian or Elizabethan times. As historical fiction, it is filled with satisfying details on the daily life of the diffrent characters/5.

Towers in the Mist is a lovely book, but it does have a few flaws and could be too sentimental for many modern day readers. Although the descriptions of Oxford are beautiful and Goudge’s own love for the place shines through, sometimes she goes into long digressions on the history of the city and university which add very little to the plot.

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