The Enchanted April

The Enchanted April

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/04/2012
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The Enchanted April
To Those who Appreciate Wistaria and Sunshine
A wonderful classic for all those garden enthusiasts, this is not to be missed.
Philippa at Colchester
The Enchanted April
Perfect for reading groups
I adore this book and was very excited when my reading group selected this title for our next discussion. I love the characters in the book, each of them v... READ MORE
Angie at Perth


'This delicious confection will work its magic on all' Daily Telegraph

The discreet advertisement in The Times, addressed 'To Those who Appreciate Wistaria and Sunshine', offers a small medieval castle for rent, above a bay on the Italian Riviera. Four very different women - the dishevelled and downtrodden Mrs Wilkins, the sad, sweet-faced Mrs Arbuthnot, the formidable widow Mrs Fisher and the ravishing socialite Lady Caroline Dester - are drawn to the shores of the Mediterranean that April. As each, in turn, blossoms in the warmth of the Italian spring and finds their spirits stirring, quite unexpected changes occur.

The Enchanted April, published in 1922, is a witty and delightful depiction of what it is like to rediscover joy.

'Brims with magic and laughter' Amanda Craig, Guardian

Includes a new introduction by Salley Vickers, author of Miss Garnet's Angel

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141191829
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 182g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm

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The Enchanted April
beautiful escapism
I didn't know what to expect from this but it exudes joy and warmth. I highly recommend this immersive story which provides an amazingly refreshing escape.... READ MORE
Phoebe Nunn