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Tales of a Devon village

Henry Williamson

Tales of a Devon village

by Henry Williamson

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Williamson.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21027128M

This book takes you on a page guided tour of the village, starting on Appledore Quay and weaving around its historic streets and houses. On the way, we discover many interesting facts. Read about the Bell Inn murder, the Silver Mine, Dirty Dicks Boys Club, and the Singing Mice. Tales of the Village Rabbi book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the late fifties and sixties, Greenwich Village was th /5.

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Tales of a Devon village, Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Williamson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Henry Williamson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(4). LIFE IN A DEVON VILLAGE", with its companion Tales of a Devon Village", is compiled from material gathered together originally in two books written between and and called The Village Book and The Labouring Life/5.

In two companion volumes were published that were rearranged compilations of material originally published in The Village Book () and The Labouring Life (), two books that contained so many tales of life, village characters and animals in and around the village of Georgeham in North Devon during HW's sojourn there in the s.

"Tales of a Devon village, with its companion volume Life in a Devon village, is compiled with material gathered together originally in two books called The village book and The labouring life."--Page. "First published in this edition Mcmxlv.".

This is the forth Novel in the series Tales of a Dartmoor Village by Roger Whale. Jenny finds herself unexpectedly pregnant. This puts added pressure on an already Tales of a Devon village book.

The Damson Tree (Tales of a Dartmoor Village Book 1) - Kindle edition by Roger Whale. Romance Kindle eBooks @ A beautiful tale in the bestselling series set in a Devon village in the s.

Like the rest of the nation, the Burracombe villagers are shocked when King George the. A first edition copy of this companion volume to Life in a Devon Village, reflecting the author's experiences of hard physical work, as labourer and farmer over ten years in a thatched North Devon cottage.

Green cloth, gilt; very slight edgewear. Dustwrapper. An important geographical location in the story is a South Devon village lost largely to the sea some decades ago. In the book it is called Miln Cross, the last remaining ruins of which are the scene of one of several pre-showdowns.

The Oak Apple is Roger Whale's Third Book is the series "Tales of a Dartmoor Village". A Romantic Novel set amid the beautiful scenery of Dartmoor. Jacqui has left her abusive husband in West London, and with her twelve year old son Timmy has come to. This is the fifth book in the series Tales of a Dartmoor Village by Roger Whale.

Set once again in an un-named village on Dartmoor in Devon. But this time the tale is an intriguing Murder Mystery. Local businessman Mark Bosworth has gone missing in unusual circumstances/5(7). This is the fifth book in the series Tales of a Dartmoor Village by Roger Whale.

Set once again in an un-named village on Dartmoor in Devon. But this time the tale is an intriguing Murder Mystery/5(8). A companion to the author's Tales of a Devon village, the two works being compiled from material in his previously published The village book and The labouring life.

Note. "First published in Mcmxlv.". Tales is a collection of short stories rather than one complete story. All typical Miss Read, and lovely reading. Her writing talent is never wasted on the page, nor time spent reading. I have enjoyed my time spent in the rural villages of Fairacre and Thrush Green, centered around the experiences of daily life of the village schoolteachers/5.

This is the forth Novel in the series Tales of a Dartmoor Village by Roger Whale. Jenny finds herself unexpectedly pregnant. This puts added pressure /5(7). Buy Tales of a Devon Village First Edition by Henry Williamson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). The companion piece to 'Tales of a Devon Village' (), compiled from elements of 'The Village Book' () and 'The Labouring Life' (): "two books I wrote some years ago.

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The Oak Apple is Roger Whale's Third Book is the series "Tales of a Dartmoor Village". A Romantic Novel set amid the beautiful scenery of Dartmoor. Jacqui has left her abusive husband in West London, and with her twelve year old son Timmy has come to 5/5(7).

Henry Williamson. Tales of a Devon Village. Faber, London First edition. 8vo. Very good indeed in slightly chafed, nicked and dust marked dust wrapper, internally reinforced at the head of the spine panel. Comprises fifteen tales, mostly heavily revised by the author from his collections The Village Book () and Labouring Life.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.24 May - A mixture of books about Devon. Do you have ancestors from Devon? We can help you find them: See more ideas about Devon, Books and Devon house pins.Using the title of the American edition of The Labouring Life, this volume is in fact a utilitarian war-time volume containing extracts from eighteen of Williamson’s books.

Tales of a Devon Village. Life in a Devon Village. both Faber, These companion volumes were rearrangements of the stories from the earlier Village Book and.