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A Month in the Country - J.L. Carr
A Month in the Country
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A damaged survivor of the First World War, Tom Birkin finds refuge in the village church of Oxgodby where he is to spend the summer uncovering a huge medieval wall-painting. Immersed in the peace and beauty of the countryside and the unchanging rhythms of village life he experiences a sense of... show more
A damaged survivor of the First World War, Tom Birkin finds refuge in the village church of Oxgodby where he is to spend the summer uncovering a huge medieval wall-painting. Immersed in the peace and beauty of the countryside and the unchanging rhythms of village life he experiences a sense of renewal and belief in the future. Now an old man, Birkin looks back on that idyl
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Format: Hardcover
Publisher: The Folio Society
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
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5.0 A Month in the Country
Somehow Carr captures that golden feeling in the prose of the early 20th century. A Month in the Country is set after WWI and the protagonist has been affected by combat experience, but his activities and the shelter he finds in the small village while restoring a medieval church painting are of an ...
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