BEANY-EYE by David Garnett


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The experiences of the Butler family with Beany-eye, who gardened and did odd jobs for them, as remembered by the son, who was eight years old at the time of Beany-eye's services. Excitable and moody, unceasing in his preparations against the expected invasion of an army of rats, Beany-eye's incipient madness reaches a climax which throws the whole countryside into pandemonium. These are a child's recollections, artfully blended with adult interpretations, of a pathological case, compact and yet sympathetic. An autobiographical flavor that should delight Garnett's audience.

Pub Date: Nov. 7th, 1935
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace