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Lark Rise to Candleford By Flora Thompson

Lark Rise to Candleford
by Flora Thompson

Presents a portrayal of country life at the close of the 19th century. This story tells about three closely related Oxfordshire communities - a hamlet, the nearby village and a small market town. It chronicles May Day celebrations and forgotten children's games, the daily lives of farmworkers and craftsmen, and friends and relations.
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Lark Rise to Candleford: A Trilogy: "Lark Rise"; "Over to Candleford"; "Candleford Green" by Flora Thompson

Flora Thompson's immortal trilogy, containing "Lark Rise, Over To Candleford" and "Candleford Green", is a heartwarming portrayal of country life at the close of the 19th century. This story of three closely related Oxfordshire communities - a hamlet, the nearby village and a small market town - is based on the author's experiences during childhood and youth. It chronicles May Day celebrations and forgotten children's games, the daily lives of farmworkers and craftsmen, friends and relations - all painted with a gaiety and freshness of observation that make this trilogy an evocative and sensitive memorial to Victorian rural England.

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About Flora Thompson


Born in Juniper Hill, Oxfordshire, Flora Thompson left school at 14 to work in the local post office. She married young, and wrote mass-market fiction to help support her increasing family. In her 60s she published the semi-autobiographical trilogy combined as LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD (1945).

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Lark Rise to Candleford: A Trilogy: "Lark Rise"; "Over to Candleford"; "Candleford Green" by Flora Thompson
Flora Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2008-02-07
544
0141037199
9780141037196
N/A
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