During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the road and sees her mother speak to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a... read more
“Children don't require of their parents a past, and they find something faintly unbelievable, almost embarrassing, in parental claims to a prior existence.”
“One of the things I have come to know most surely in my work is that the belief system acquired in childhood is never fully escaped; it may submerge itself for a while, but it always returns in times of need to lay claim to the soul it shaped.”Katy Ellis
“Billy said she wasn't ever going to find the words to make them (her parents) understand. He said it was called the "generation gap" and that trying to explain herself was pointless, that it was like it said in the Alain Sillitoe book he carried everywhere in his pocket, adults weren't supposed to understand their children and you were doing something wrong if they did.”Billy Baxter
“A true friend is a light in the dark, Viven.”Rose
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