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A series of studies of a rural reprobate. Uncle Silas was a wencher, a liar, a poacher, a toper and at the same time he possessed a certain integrity, a rough charm.
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A new edition of the famous stories first published in magazines in the 1930sFrom the Back Cover:
This collection brings together the deeds and misdeeds of Uncle Silas, the rural reprobate H. E. Bates made so popular in the stories published in various magazines throughout the 1930's. Accompanied by the original drawings by Edward Ardizzone this edition captures perfectly the atmosphere of the thatched houses along the violet-banked country lanes.
Over the course of ninety-five years Uncle Silas had an extraordinary life. Occasionally irritable and vainglorious, but always charming, he maintained a devilish spark of audacity making him so attractive to everyone he met.
Now a new generation may delight in the exploits of Uncle Silas and savour this deliciously robust tale of rural England.
My Uncle Silas is a YTV Co-Production with Excelsior and WGBH/Boston
Executive Producers - DAVID REYNOLDS, RICHARD BATES, PHILIP BURLEY
Director - PHILIP SAVILLE
Producer - PETER NORRIS
Screenplays by ROBERT BANKS STEWART, PETER TINNISWOOD
My Uncle Silas stars
and Lynda Bellingham
and introduces Joe Prospero as Edward
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Book Description Penguin, 1991. Condition: Very Good. 1604306375. Seller Inventory # U9780140012651
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR000973961
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001048810
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR001589036
Book Description Penguin Books, London, 1991. Pictorial Wraps. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. Mass market paperback. Printed in England. Slight shelfwear, otherwise a nice clean tight solid softcover copy. 155pp. SB-232. Size: 18 x 11cm. Seller Inventory # 027082
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0140012656I3N00