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Kitty a teenage in the eBook #10003 girl with a violent temper becomes friends with Mr Lovett an The garden that provides the backdrop for much of The Watcher in the Garden was apparently based on the Everglades a genteel tourist attraction in the mountain town of Leura outside Sydney By co incidence I visited these gardens several weeks before I picked up my copy of the book at a sale and this fresh sense memory added another layer to my readingNot that it's necessary to visit the Everglades Phipson's prose is lushly evocative and anyone who's found themeselves alone in the middle of stretch of bushland and suddenly been caught up in the crackling stillness will find descriptions of exterior and interior landscapes convincingMy only ualm is the dialogue A little stiff perhaps a little BBC english though Phipson was a transplanted pom so that may shed some light I was surprised to discover this was first published in 1982 and not 1965 Terry in particular does not talk like a delinuent bogan would have talked in the early 80s A stray bloody does not really cut it Not just the lack of swearing the cadences reallyBut on an interior level this book really worked for me

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The Watcher in the GardenEn But while The Watcher PDFEPUBthe garden gives her a sense of peace strange forces are at work An odd little book A great magical realism storyline but very waffley in places which is unusual for a children's book Also a bit far fetched in a few action scenes which isn'tI'm told it's set in NSW so it's after 1971 as Daylight Saving is mentioned but it could easily have been decades earlier from the language used The landscape descriptions would have made sense if I'd looked at an aerial view of Leura NSW first

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