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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning - Laurie Lee, Leonard Rosoman
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
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It was 1934 and a young man walked to London from the security of the Cotswolds to make his fortune. He was to live by playing the violin and by labouring on a London building site. Then, knowing one Spanish phrase, he decided to see Spain. For a year he tramped through a country in which the... show more
It was 1934 and a young man walked to London from the security of the Cotswolds to make his fortune. He was to live by playing the violin and by labouring on a London building site. Then, knowing one Spanish phrase, he decided to see Spain. For a year he tramped through a country in which the signs of impending civil war were clearly visible. Thirty years later Laurie Lee captured the atmosphere of the Spain he saw with all the freshness and beauty of a young man's vision, creating a lyrical and lucid picture of the beautiful and violent country that was to involve him inextricably.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140033182 (0140033181)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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bookshelves: published-1969, travel, nonfiction, autobiography-memoir, summer-2014, spain Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from June 13 to 20, 2014 BOTW http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b046j8z7 Description: It was 1934 and a young man walked to London...
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