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Return to Gone-Away

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Return to Gone-Away by Elizabeth Enright is a heartwarming and nostalgic tale that will transport readers back in time to experience the magic of childhood wonder and adventure. The story follows the Blake family as they return to their beloved summer home in the small village of Gone-Away, where they spent many happy and carefree days.

Enright's prose is charming and evocative, painting a vivid picture of the quaint village and the quirky characters who inhabit it. The Blake children, Portia, Foster, and cousin Julian, are endearing and relatable, each with their own unique personality and quirks. As they rediscover the hidden treasures of Gone-Away and embark on new adventures, readers will be swept up in their infectious enthusiasm and sense of exploration.

The sense of nostalgia and longing for a simpler time is palpable throughout the novel, as Enright captures the essence of childhood innocence and the joy of discovering new places and experiences. The themes of family, friendship, and the power of imagination resonate deeply, making this a timeless and enchanting read for readers of all ages.

Overall, Return to Gone-Away is a delightful and enchanting tale that will captivate readers with its charm, humor, and heartfelt message. It is a perfect read for anyone looking to escape into a world of childhood wonder and adventure.

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When Portia Blake and her family came back to Gone-Away Lake, it was to move into an old house locked up tightly for nearly half a century. Next to discovering Gone-Away the summer before, nothing so exciting had ever happened to Portia and her cousin Julian. Then began an enchanted summer of exploration and discovery, as the old house slowly revealed its surprises and its treasures.

This is the sequel to the book, Gone-Away Lake, by Elizabeth Enright.

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