A young girl begins to grow up and discover the meaning of life and love in this delicious comedy of manners from multi-award-winning author Anne Fine.
Ione Muffett is alone in the summerhouse when she meets Ned Hump - a wacky student who is in love with her professor father's secretary, Caroline. In a zany and uninhibited 24 hours, Ione helps bring the two together, culiminating in a wonderfully anarchic picnic. And as Ned then helps Ione with her plan to help famine victims by running a Bring and Buy sale, Ione's confidence in herself slowly begins to grow...
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