Dream Days

Hardcover, 168 pages

English language

Published April 16, 2004 by Kessinger Publishing, LLC.

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Kenneth Grahame's unjustly neglected collections of vignettes, reminiscences, and inventions capture the ingenuities of a family of children--three boys and two girls--who live magnanimous lives nourished by the secret expeditions and private games they share. Written in the last few years of the 19th century, as Grahame looked back fondly at his own childhood, these sketches of growing up are poised artfully between two states of consciousness--that of a child protagonist and that of a remembering adult--and so manage to evoke both the active energies of youth and the nostalgic tenderness of reflection.

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