Books to curl up with: a librarian's musings

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Life among the ecentrics.

Gully Wells grew up in a world of the intellectual elite of England, but the adults in her life lived by their own rules. Her mother was a volatile brilliant woman with a witty and razor sharp tongue. Her father a career diplomat. Her step-father, a charming, noted Oxford professor and serial philanderer. The house in France was a dilapidated summer home for her family and their circle of friends and lovers. Even with the lows, Gully reflects with great love and affection on the people of her life. A House in France is a charming look at an unconventional life.