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Paperback:Village Christmas and other notes on the English year:2016 Village Christmas and other notes on the English year
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Author: Lee, Laurie
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 920.LEE
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780241243671
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.
Subject/Genre Lee, Laurie
Additional information: 160 pages, pbk
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Hardback:Village Christmas, and other notes on the English year:2015
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Laurie Lee encapsulates the whole feeling of village England ,loved it.
18/04/17
jake47
Staffordshire
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Hardback:Village Christmas, and other notes on the English year:2015
Author: Lee, Laurie
Year 2015
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Resource type: Physical
200 pages (hbk)
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Laurie Lee never disappoints-a wonderful seasonal collection of nostalgic memories of his native Glo
30/12/15
johnwickens
West Sussex
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Paperback:As I walked out one midsummer morning, Laurie Lee:2014
Author: Lee, Laurie
Year 2014
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
192 pages (pbk)
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This memoir is the sequel to Cider with Rosie. Lee leaves the security of his Cotswold village to st
11/02/16
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Wiltshire
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Paperback:A moment of war:2014
Author: Lee, Laurie
Year 2014
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Resource type: Physical
192 pages (pbk)
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Paperback:Selected poems, Laurie Lee:2014
Author: Lee, Laurie
Year 2014
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Unicorn Press
Resource type: Physical
80 pages (pbk)
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DVD:Cider with Rosie, directed by Charles Beeson:2008
Year 2008
Language: English
Media class: DVD
Publisher: ITV DVD
Resource type: Physical
1. - videodisc(101 min.), col.
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