‘A charming and brilliantly entertaining novel… shot through with the light-hearted Nesbit touch’ Penelope Lively, from the introduction
“When did two girls of our age have such a chance as we’ve got – to have a lark entirely on our own? No chaperone, no rules, no…”
“No present income or future prospects,” said Lucilla.
It’s 1919 and Jane and her cousin Lucilla leave school to find that their guardian has gambled away their money, leaving them with only a small cottage in the English…