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Cider With Rosie - Laurie Lee
Cider With Rosie
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At all times wonderfully evocative and poignant, Cider With Rosie is a charming memoir of Laurie Lee's childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a world that is tangibly real and yet reminiscent of a now distant past. In this idyllic pastoral setting, unencumbered by the callous father who so... show more
At all times wonderfully evocative and poignant, Cider With Rosie is a charming memoir of Laurie Lee's childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a world that is tangibly real and yet reminiscent of a now distant past. In this idyllic pastoral setting, unencumbered by the callous father who so quickly abandoned his family responsibilities, Laurie's adoring mother becomes the centre of his world as she struggles to raise a growing family against the backdrop of the Great War
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099285663 (0099285665)
ASIN: 99285665
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 231
Edition language: English
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Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
4.0 Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee
Cider with Rosie is a childhood/youth memoir by Laurie Lee. Lee grew up in a small village in Gloucestershire around the time of the end of the Great War. He was born into a family with many children and was raised by his mother and older sisters (his father stayed in London after the war and did no...
Emily May (The Book Geek)
Emily May (The Book Geek) rated it
3.0
This is not a fast-paced adventure book but it does create a beautiful picture of quiet country lanes, honeysuckle on the breeze and both the wonders and tragedies of living so far out in a world controlled solely by the forces of nature.It's a lovely portrait of childhood innocence and growing up, ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
mp3 - stuga galley work continued! cake anyone?---Cider with Rosie (unabridged) - Read by Laurie LeeSource CDDuration approx 7:48 hours FhG MPEG 1 Layer III 48 Kbps CBR 44100Hz, 16-bit, MonoBlurb from BBC:The book"Cider with Rosie" is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold vill...
Cecily's book reviews
Cecily's book reviews rated it
4.0
A quintessential coming of age story. It tells of Laurie Lee’s childhood in Gloucestershire, just after WW1. But it is not only Lee’s coming of age, it is also that of the village, as the rural backwater changes rapidly, losing many of its traditional village ways and gaining things such as motor ve...
debnance
debnance rated it
5.0 Cider With Rosie
Laurie Lee grew up in a rural part of England during thetime just after the Great War. His father abandoned his mother witheight children to raise. Lee was almost always hungry and cold. Butlife never seemed hard; somehow it seemed joyous and delightful.I was especially taken with the chapter about ...
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