An autobiography of "Laura" - as the author calls herself - which describes in detail her life in a country village. Her self-sufficient world of farm labourers and craftsmen working to the rhythms of the seasons and enjoying their traditional festivities is preserved for readers.
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This gorgeous gift edition of the classic...will be treasured by a new generation of readers. ( Family History Monthly)About the Author:
Flora Thompson was born in 1876 at Juniper Hill, a hamlet on the Oxfordshire-Northamptonshire border described in Lark Rise. After leaving school at the age of fourteen, she was sent to assist the village postmistress, who also kept the smithy, and appears prominently in Candleford Green. After her marriage she moved to Bournemouth, and it was there that she started to write. The trilogy of Lark Rise (1939), Over to Candleford (1941), and Candleford Green (1943) was followed by a fourth autobiographical volume, Still Glides the Stream (1948), published the after Flora Thompson's death in Devon in May 1947.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140351612