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How Green Was My Valley (Penguin Modern Classics) - Richard Llewellyn
How Green Was My Valley (Penguin Modern Classics)
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Growing up in a mining community in rural South Wales, Huw Morgan is taught many harsh lessons. Looking back, where difficult days are faced with courage and the valleys swell with the sound of Welsh voices, it becomes clear that there is nowhere so green as the landscape of his own memory.
Growing up in a mining community in rural South Wales, Huw Morgan is taught many harsh lessons. Looking back, where difficult days are faced with courage and the valleys swell with the sound of Welsh voices, it becomes clear that there is nowhere so green as the landscape of his own memory.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141185859 (0141185856)
ASIN: 141185856
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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Aditi
Aditi rated it
5.0 How to lead a simpler life?
A beautiful story set in a small Welsh town. It was one of the best books that I've come across in many ages. Beautifully described, its surely going to take your breath away. Usage of too many poetic phrases, will surely make you fall in love with the book from the first page itself. And I so want ...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
2.0 How Green Was My Valley ★★☆☆☆
I don't usually rate books that I haven't finished, but with Goodreads' new policy regarding reviews I've decided to change my own reviewing & rating policy. This is so that my average rating is a better reflection of my reading, because I don't bother finishing books that I dislike enough to rate l...
CluckingBell
CluckingBell rated it
3.0 How Green Was My Valley
Kind of a downer. Labor and environmental issues and patriarchal society, and I felt like there were a lot of unresolved issues at the end, considering the narrator was looking back from 30 years or more on. Glad I read it, but I need something a little lighter now, I think.
Meledstic
Meledstic rated it
2.0 Killer Sweet Tooth: A Daphne Martin Cake Mystery (Daphne Martin Cake Mysteries)
This was just an okay read for me. The whole Elvis impersonator thing just did nothing for me as I don't understand people who do that or people who seem to think those people are the real thing. On to something better!
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it
4.0
A beautifully written book. The language so well creates a time and space depicting Wales, coal mining of days passed, union struggles and both the wonders and hardships of the land. You grow to love the people. When the book is over you are so sad, but also happy to have met these wonderful people ...
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