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Hardback:Village Christmas : and other notes on the English year.:2015 Village Christmas : and other notes on the English year.
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Author: Lee, Laurie.
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 920.LEE
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2015.
ISBN: 0241243653 9780241243657 (hbk): 9.99
Notes:
Laurie Lee left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was 19, but it remained with him throughout his life until, many years later, he returned for good. This collection brings to life the sights, sounds, landscapes and traditions of his home - from centuries-old May Day rituals to his own patch of garden, and from carol singing in crunching snow to pub conversations and songs. Here too he writes about the mysteries of love, living in wartime Chelsea, Winston Churchill's wintry funeral and his battle, in old age, to save his beloved Slad Valley from developers. Told with a warm sense of humour and a powerful sense of history, this work brings us a picture of a vanished world.
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Laurie Lee never disappoints-a wonderful seasonal collection of nostalgic memories of his native Gloucestershire and of his other life in London.
30/12/15
johnwickens
West Sussex
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