In 1948 a sixteen-year-old boy and girl meet briefly, but fatally, on a beach. The boy is so stricken by the girl that he writes her, begging her to answer. “What harm can come from writing letters?" he asks.
The girl replies.
SUMMERS is the story of this boy and girl, based entirely on their letters, which span the years 1948 to 1961. These letters are often funny, sometimes sad, often frustrated and angry. Underneath they are always tender and longing. Finally they are loving.
If bitter-sweet love is your thing: read on...