Brensham Village (Reminiscence)

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Published by Transaction Publishers .

Written in English

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  • Fiction - General,
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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9892371M
ISBN 100753154331
ISBN 109780753154335

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Follows on from "Portrait of Elmbury", the first title in the Brensham Trilogy. This novel is set in the villages surrounding Elmbury (based in reality on Bredon). It contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the wars/5.

The Brensham Trilogy (of which this is the second book), has been one of my favourite reads for years and years. To me, it is REAL writing - literate, flowing, and with a wonderful poetic vocabulary.

Although defined as novels, (John Moore has changed names and places to protect the innocent!), they are really autobiography.5/5(8). This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'. Most of his books had a rural setting and long before conservation came to mainstream media attention he wrote about the effect of technological advances on Author: John Moore.

Brensham village. by Moore, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at First published infollowing on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seems almost foreign in its with an unerringly accurate eye, Brensham Village contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the ental it is, but not so as to undermine the picture 4/4(1).

‘Mr Moore has written a very good book. It has vivid characterization, country lore, humour and fine commonsense. It is true to the real heart of England,’ declared the Daily Telegraph in of John Moore’s Portrait of Elmbury The same could certainly be said of Brensham Village, its sequel, which was published a year later.

Like its predecessor, Brensham Village is a lightly. Brensham Village by John Moore,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(38). A successor- and a sequel- to The Fair Field (), this tells of Brensham Village which borders on the Elmbury of that book, and is again leisurely, literary reminiscence of that part of England.

Follows on from "Portrait of Elmbury", the first title in the Brensham Trilogy. This novel is set in the villages surrounding Elmbury (based in reality on Bredon).

It contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the wars. Page 1 of 1 /5(7). Brensham Village by Moore, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now [OBB] This book paints a vivid portrait of village live through its roguish characters invented by the author.

With the extraordinary vicissitudes of the cricket team and the exciting rescue of cattle from a flood, it is a highly. Book descriptions Brensham Village follows the success of Pportrait of Elmbury. It is set in one of Elmbury surrounding villages and its mixture of action and character conveys the rich and colourful life of a country community in the halcyon period between the wars.4/5.

Written betwen andthey all deal with the same part of England—the old town of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire and its surrounding villages—at a time of deliberate political change, and were hailed immediately as authentic pictures of English small-town rural life/5.

First published infollowing on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seems almost foreign in its with an unerringly accurate eye, Brensham Village contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the ental it is, but not so as to undermine the picture.

About Brensham Village. First published infollowing on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seems almost foreign in its with an unerringly accurate eye, Brensham Village contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the ental it is, but not so as to.

By Sue Gee, Brensham Village, Maggie Fergusson, Galen O’Hanlon — Imagine my surprise and delight, then, when I picked up Neil M. Gunn’s The Silver Darlings () and became a nineteenth-century herring fisherman on the east coast of Scotland. Brensham Village, the latest volume from the Slightly Foxed Editions series that I love so dearly, is a sort of sequel to Portrait of Elmbury, also published by Slightly Foxed – indeed, it is apparently the middle of a trilogy.I have yet to read Portrait of Elmbury, so let me put your mind at ease from the outset: this is a straightforward delight that requires no familiarity with the first.

Follows on from Portrait of Elmbury, the first title in the Brensham Trilogy. This novel is set in the villages surrounding Elmbury (based in reality on Bredon). It contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the wars.

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Bucolic whimsy it may be to the modern reader, rather similar to Beverley Nichols' village books, but without the archness, but Brensham Village is an innocent joy. The characters are drawn with love, even the rogues and eccentrics, and the village itself with its thatched cottages, gillyflower scented air, community spirit, pubs and cricket Reviews: 7.

His best-selling trilogy, published in the years immediately after the Second World War – Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field – was followed by a series of novels and self-styled 'country-contentments'.Nationality: British.

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Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Moore, J: Brensham Village. Pictures of England's "Middle West"; BRENSHAM VILLAGE. By John Moore. Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village, and The Blue Field are properly regarded as a trilogy.

Written betwen andthey all deal with the same part of England - the old town of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire and its surrounding villages - at a time of deliberate political change, and were hailed immediately as authentic pictures of English small-town rural life.

Brensham Village In this second volume of Moore’s interwar trilogy the setting moves from Elmbury – a lightly disguised version of Tewkesbury, where Moore grew up – to a village nearby. This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'.

Most of his books had a rural setting and long before conservation came to mainstream media attention he wrote about the effect of technological advances on the countryside and rural life. This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'.Most of his books had a rural setting and long before conservation came to mainstream media attention he wrote about the effect of technological advances on the countryside and rural life.

Writes: General Fiction. John Moore and the Society. John Moore, novelist, playwright and broadcaster was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Educated at Malvern College, he began his working life in the family auctioneering and estate agency business at Tewkesbury, but at an early age took to writing, notably on the countryside.

Very many readers of Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field have come to love John Moore's vision of England. All the ingredients of hurly-burly and hotchpotch, generosity and luxuriance, homeliness, character, comedy, country and a sense of the past, will be found in this book.

And the mixture is as rich as before. Adam and Eve Alfie Alfie's asked ball Banks Bardolph began Billy Butcher Bloody Bourton blossom boats boys Brensham Hill called charabancs Chorlton Colonel cottage cricket cricket-field darts David Groves drink Elmbury eyes fallow deer Fitchers and Gormleys frost garden ginger ginger wine girls Goaty Pegleg green grinned Groupers head Hope.

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Moore writes about English country life (Brensham Village. Dance and Skylark), with warm perceptions, and in his new book the permanence and timelessness of the English yeomanry is as vital as ever.

The Herefordshire countryside and the Malvern hills, Wales across the border, and a quiet countryside given over to the breeding of cattle and raising of hops provides the background for a.

About this Item: Collins & The Book Society, Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Clifford and Rosemary Ellis (illustrator). In the authors note he states that like Elmbury, Brensham is real in the sense that he has built on a ground plan and framework of truth., Brensham being a satelite village of Elmbury.

Looking for books by John Moore. See all books authored by John Moore, including 5 Steps to a 5 AP Chemistry, and 5 Steps to a 5 AP Chemistry, Edition, and more on The most famous of his books were all published after and were once a staple of every public library - particularly ‘The Brensham Trilogy’ - while his earlier works are now quite hard to find.

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