Firefly

Firefly

Format
Ebook
Price
$9.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781609451530
  • 156 Pages
  • Europa Editions
  • Adult

Overview

On a secluded hillside in Jamaica lies Firefly, Noël Coward’s peaceful retreat. Here, between sundowners and sunsets, brandies and cigarettes, the seventy-year-old Coward whiles away his days — a comforting, frustrating pattern of unwanted breakfasts, reluctant walks, graceless dips in the pool — in the company of his manservant Patrice. Set over a series of summer days in the early 1970s, Firefly flits through Coward’s dreams and memories, his successes and regrets, against a sultry, seductive backdrop of blue skies and glistening water. Colorful and contemplative, this is a moving portrait of old age and friendship, and a poignant appraisal of a life well lived.
Firefly

Firefly

Janette Jenkins

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