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  • Title: Kindergarten
  • Author: Peter Rushforth
  • ISBN: 9781596921085
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback

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Kindergarten

About "Peter Rushforth"

  1. Peter Rushforth

    Peter Scott Rushforth was an English teacher and novelist.

755 thoughts on “Kindergarten”

  1. I loved this book Rushforth is a very sophisticated and literary author His main character is a highly educated, cultured, intelligent, creative boy of 16 His relationship with his 12 year old brother particularly their intellectual banter is precious It may seem overdone and unrealistic for an American reader of the 21st century, but I think the boys level of sophistication and intellect is not out of place, given their upbringing and the time period England in the late 1970s The main character [...]


  2. I was reminded of this book today after seeing a live broadcast of the Met s Hansel and Gretel in a local theater This production was so much darker than most, and seemed to me at least to be set in the 30s.Kindergarten takes place in the 70s presumably, the children s mother having been recently killed in a terrorist attack at the Rome airport But Rushforth weaves together the stories of these children, their grandmother a Jew driven from Germany to England with the rise of the Nazis , the stor [...]


  3. What a surprisingly powerful novel I really enjoyed it, but I must admit that I was left wanting at the end It is a story told in snippets, in gasping breaths almost Some parts were emotional than others, I never actually cried, just felt on the verge of tears several times It was a good book, but i wanted to hear of Lilli s story And of their mother s I think this would be a good book for a book club because of the many layers and the fairy tale aspect as well Unfortunately, it is not the e [...]


  4. A boy grieving hist mother s untimely death by terrorists comes across letters about sending jewish children to a school in England during WWII.


  5. Peter Rushfort is of an artist, than a writer With Kindergarten , he has managed to instill hope and joy through the dark and sombre colours of death, destruction and despair Kindergarten follows the holidays for three young boys and their grandmother, their first Christmas after the death of therir mother is a terrorist shooting in an Italian airport Every character has his her own Pandora s box of pain, the children sense abandonment in the sudden death of their mother while the grandmother i [...]


  6. The book description does not do justice to this incredible novel This is really a coming of age tale for the protagonist, the oldest of three brothers Their mother died in a terrorist bombing on Easter, and now it is Christmas, the first Christmas without Mum And Dad has traveled to a conference in America, leaving the boys and their grandmother to celebrate the holidays amid their loss The family lives on the campus of a private school, of which the father is headmaster, and the son has recent [...]




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