Never Too Old
One Lucky Summer by Jenny Oliver is a powerful contemporary novel about overcoming the past.
Childhood friends meet again after many years. As they explore old haunts, the past memories come flooding back. Some have been imprisoned by the past. They need to face it, deal with it and move forwards into the future.
We witness that fears we had as children will remain as we grow older unless we change our outlook or our behaviour. We see a character afraid to love and who therefore keeps others at arm’s length.
Actions of parents impact their children for life. There was an event in childhood which looms large in the lives of three adults even now.Continue reading