The Last Summer

Set in Civil War Spain, Eduardo learns just how completely life can change.

Publishing history

Hutchinson, London, 1979, 153 pp,  illus Victor Ambrus

Set in Spain at the beginning of the Civil War, this story sees the wealthy Eduardo having to grow up with terrible speed in the brutal conditions of the revolution. His only support is an aged mare called Gaviota, whom he eventually learns to love and care for despite the horrors he meets in his quest to find his mother.


Dancing Horses








Helen Griffiths