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The Spanish gardener by A. J. Cronin

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Published by Bantam in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
  • Boys and men -- Fiction.,
  • Jealousy in men -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Barbara Grier and Donna McBride collection.

StatementA.J. Cronin.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22929384M

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The Spanish Gardener begins and continues on for most of the book as a simplistic story about a self-involved man who needs to control everything within his reach, including his son. Near the end, two big surprises make one reconsider the jist of the story/5(14). The Spanish Gardener [A. J. Cronin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(8). THE SPANISH GARDENER [First Edition] 1st Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1). When he discovers, through the spying of his house man, Garcia, that Nicholas has struck up a friendship with the Spanish gardener, Pedro, a youth who is hero of the town's pelota fans, the Consul cannot bear the pangs of jealousy, and determines to punish Pedro.

The Spanish Gardener begins and continues on for most of the book as a simplistic story about a self-involved man who needs to control everything within his reach, including his son. Near the end, two big surprises make one reconsider the jist of the story. Loved the highfaluting language/5(12). The Spanish Gardener begins and continues on for most of the book as a simplistic story about a self-involved man who needs to control everything within his reach, including his son. Near the end, two big surprises make one reconsider the jist of the story. Loved the highfaluting language/5(13).   In the magnificent narrative tradition of The Citadel, The Stars Look Down and Cronin’s other classic novels, The Spanish Gardener is a great book by a much-loved author. Books by A. J. Cronin The Citadel.   In the magnificent narrative tradition of The Citadel, The Stars Look Down and Cronin’s other classic novels, The Spanish Gardener is a great book by a 5/5(1).

Magna Print Books, - Fiction - pages 0 Reviews Harrington Brandle, the new American Consul in San Jorge, finds his life unexpectedly altered by the hiring of young Spanish gardener. Overview. A story of family interaction, this is an adaptation of an A.J. Cronin novel, with Dirk Bogarde in the title role. More a character study, the movie depicts an insecure man who sees his son's close relationship with their Spanish gardener and is jealous of it. Brand: Vci Video.   The story is one of friendship that the boy so badly needs when his father has too little time to share many activities with him. The bond between him and the Spanish gardener is based on mutual trust and the boy comes to hate his father when he realizes that he's been the cause of the man being jailed for a crime he didn't commit/10(). In the magnificent narrative tradition of The Citadel, The Stars Look Down and Cronin’s other classic novels, The Spanish Gardener is a great book by a much-loved author.