LUCY MARIA BOSTON (1892-1990) purchased a ramshackle manor
house near Cambridge, England, in 1935, which over a period of two
years she lovingly restored. It is this house that inspired her, at
the age of sixty-two, to take pen in hand and create the beloved
Green Knowe series.
Richly and reasonably imaginative and full of a shivery sense of
eerie menace.--Book Week
A . . . delicious sense of friendship as well as the suspense of a well-knit plot characterize this story.--School Library Journal