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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English



  • England


  • Autobiographical memory -- Fiction.,
  • Social classes -- Fiction.,
  • Country homes -- Fiction.,
  • Teenage boys -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

LC ClassificationsPZ3.H2537 Go, PR6015.A6723 Go
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6160450M
LC Control Number54019819

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The Go-Between Book Summary and Study Guide. L.P. Hartley Booklist L.P. Hartley Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Go-Between; A preteen boy helps his friend's older sister deliver exchange messages with her boyfriend. Leo is a boarding school student who has to help an rich older girl continue a secret romantic relationship. About The Go-Between "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." Summering with a fellow schoolboy on a great English estate, Leo, the hero of L. P. Hartley’s finest novel, encounters a world of unimagined luxury. Jun 18,  · Marian buys Leo a forest-green suit, takes him on walks, and asks him to carry messages to and from their neighbor, Ted Burgess (Sir Alan Bates), a bit of a rake. Leo is soon dissembling, realizes he's betraying Hugh, but continues as the go-between nonetheless, asking adults naive questions about the attractions of men and women/10(K). The Go-Between is essentially a coming-of-age story about forbidden or unrequited love%.