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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Swallows and Amazons book review, 1930

"For children alone can properly judge their worth, and children, very wisely, never review. An adult has to refer back to his own childhood and ask himself: Would I have enjoyed such a book then? The answer, in the case of “Swallow and Amazons,” is very definitely, Yes. Moreover, the book is entirely charming quite apart from its qualities as child literature."

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