The house by the river.

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Duell, Sloan and Pearce
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LC ClassificationsPZ7.D443 Ho
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p.
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Open LibraryOL5943427M
LC Control Number65014405
OCLC/WorldCa301696

The first novel by acclaimed Greek writer Lena Manta to appear in English translation, The House by the River is an intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no matter the men they choose, the careers they pursue, or the children they raise, the only constant is home/5.

In her novel The House by the River, set in the shadow of Mount Olympus, I identified with the five independent-minded daughters, all of whom leave the family home to strike out on their own adventures and embrace their fates.

But I also empathized and grieved with the mother, Theodora, who is powerless to stop them or prevent the heartache and danger that she knows await them when they depart, one /5(K). The first novel by acclaimed Greek writer Lena Manta to appear in English translation, The House by the River is an intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no matter the men they choose, the careers they pursue, or the children they raise, the only constant is home/5(K).

She has written thirteen books, all of them published by Psichogios Publications, including the bestselling The House by the River, which has sold almostcopies and is the first of her books to be translated into English. Hers is a voice to be reckoned with, and each new book is a tour de force in the Greek publishing : Amazon Publishing.

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Its a long book but it never seemed that way. You learn about Theodoroa and her husband and their five daughters. Then the book is divided into sect 4/5(1).

The House By the River is the first novel by this popular Greek author, Lena Manta, to be translated into English. It is a quite lengthy, yet evocative story of a young widow whose five intelligent, beautiful, and lively daughters wanted to explore the world.

The House by the River by Lena Manta Summary Study Guide Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The House by the River Plot Summary Part 1 One day, in a small village in Greece filled with goats, a woman named Theodora watched her asswipe husband Gerasimos die.

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Description: The first novel by acclaimed Greek writer Lena Manta to appear in English translation, The House by the River is an intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no matter the men they choose, the careers they pursue, or the children they raise, the only constant is home.

Theodora knows she can’t keep her five beautiful daughters at home forever—they’re too. House by the River is something of an anomaly; it's more of an old-dark-house Gothic than the grittier dramas, from Fury to Beyond A Reasonable Doubt, which Fritz /10(K).

Book Name - The house by the river Pages - I loved the stories of each daughter but after a point, I felt it fell into a pattern. Spoiler alert - the end was wrapped up like a gift with all the ribbons falling into place in a neat packaged sequence and that for me took away from the impact of the book.

Also, in some parts you have to /5(K). The House by the River (Paperback) Published November 1st by Amazon Crossing. Paperback, pages.

Author (s): Lena Manta, Gail Holst-Warhaft (Translation) ISBN: (ISBN ) Average rating. The first novel by acclaimed Greek writer Lena Manta to appear in English translation, The House by the River is an intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no matter the men they choose, the careers they pursue, or the children they raise, the only constant is home.

A rich novelist, Stephen Byrne, who lives and works by a river, accidentally kills his attractive maid after she begins screaming when he makes a drunken pass. The writer manipulates his brother, John, who is physically impaired with a limp, to help him dispose of the by: George Antheil.

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The first novel by acclaimed Greek writer Lena Manta to appear in English translation, The House by the River is an intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no matter the men they choose, the careers they pursue, or.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The House by the River; But like I said, in this book, all men die. At the funeral Mrs. Angelos laughs like a retarded person, which is funny. She's gone crazy. Anyway Melissanthi notices that Angelos left something behind in her Greek v_gina.

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As her old house begins to give up its secrets, the children engage in a treasure hunt—one which will change all their lives for ever. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mary Weeks Millard, a retired nurse/midwife, has been writing books for young people since The River House is nestled between the gorgeous white and blue Balapitiya beach on the one side and the glorious Madu river on the other.

The 5 acre property has only 5 cottages giving it /10(33). She has written thirteen books, all of them published by Psichogios Publications, including the bestselling The House by the River, which has sold almostcopies and is the first of her books to be translated into English. Hers is a voice to be reckoned with, and each new book is a tour de force in the Greek publishing world.

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If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views, as you have taken. 'The House by the River' seems to me to be a fairy story for adults.

I loved the emotional and romantic feel of the writing and I think it is best approached in this kind of mythic way. It is also set in the past, in a time before mobile/cell phones and computers and when television was just beginning. This adds to the sense of reading a s: K.

The house by the river. [Lena Manta; Gail Holst-Warhaft] -- An intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no matter the men they choose, the careers they pursue, or the children they raise, the only constant is home.

Book Name - The house by the river Pages - I loved the stories of each daughter but after a point, I felt it fell into a pattern. Spoiler alert - the end was wrapped up like a gift with all the ribbons falling into place in a neat packaged sequence and that for me took away from the impact of the book.

Also, in some parts you have to Reviews: K. Miller (The Knee-High Man, ) finds metaphors in the smooth shell of an egg, in a storm, and in the family bonds with those who have passed away to tell the story of the house that shelters Belinda and her mother from the forces outside their door.

The river is rising and Belinda finds herself wishing, once again, for a clean, dry house like the homes of her classmates, closer to school.A House by the River by Sid Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, The big river rolls past our town, takes a slow look and rolls away.

Life for Harry means swimming in Pearce Swamp, eating chunks of watermelon with his brother and his dad, surviving schoolyard battles, and racing through butterflies in Cowpers Paddock.