The Book of Summers, by Emylia Hall.

From the summer she is nine ’til the summer she is 16, Beth Lowe, then calling herself (and being called) Erszi, for Erzsebet, the Hungarian Elizabeth (Beth), travels from England to Hungary to live with Marika… after Marika left Erszi and her father she no longer calls her “Mum.”  This book is armchair travel of Hungary, and also of childhood summers.

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