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Portrait of Elmbury [with] Brensham Village [with] The Blue Field

( Clifford & Rosemary ELLIS, illus. ) John MOOR


[The Brensham trilogy complete].

Published: Collins, 1945[-1948]

Stock code: 33916

Price: £840.00

The set comprises 'Portrait of Elmbury' (1945), 'Brensham Village' (1946) and 'The Blue Field (1948). Sumptuous set of one of the most elegaic and best-loved accounts of the English countryside of the twentieth century. Based loosely on Tewkesbury and Bredon (Gloucestershire and Wiltshire respectively), the three novels together paint an unforgettable image of a rural England long passed. Writing only twenty years or so after Hardy's death, Moore rekindles the spirit: 'the finest countryside writer of his generation' (Compton Mackenzie). COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.