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Laurie Lee

Laurie Lee was born on June 26, 1914, and died on May 13, 1977. Lee was an author, a poet and a screenwriter. His most notable work is his autobiographical trilogy Part one, Cider with Rosie, is about his childhood in England. Part two, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, deals with leaving home to go to London, and his first time in Spain. The final part, A Moment of War, is about Lee's return to Spain in 1937, to fight against General Franco in the Spanish Civil War

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Cider with Rosie

A Moment of War

Cider with Rosie

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Book Review:

This is an autobiography of a young boy growing in Post World War 1 Britain, I Gloucestershire. It is the story of a time long gone. No electricity, no cars no modern conveniences. Just the countryside and a harsh way of life. But it does have its benefits.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and browning to edges Good Copy
Penguin Paperback 1969 Reprint
Book Weight: 150g

Book Type:
Autobiography

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A Moment of War

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Book Review:

Part three of the trilogy.Continues Laurie's odyssey and brings him to the Spanish Civil War with all its cruelty and atypical boredom.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Pan Paperback 1992
Book Weight: 146g

Book Type:
Autobiography

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