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Portrait of Elmbury

Moore, John

Portrait of Elmbury

by Moore, John

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) John Moore.
SeriesBrensham trilogy -- 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination(11),387p. ;
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17470334M
ISBN 10085997409X
OCLC/WorldCa16443154

  Buy Portrait of Elmbury by John Moore from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: This is the first book of the famous trilogy of English country life, The Brensham Trilogy, by John Moore.A wonderful and exuberant chronicle of an English, ISBN Buy the Portrait of Elmbury: Part One of the Brensham Trilogy ebook.

  John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in He is the author of twenty-five novels, some of them under the pen name Benjamin Black, and his acclaimed works include The Book of Evidence, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and The Sea, which won the prize in He has also been awarded the Franz Kafka Prize, among : About this Item: Collins and the Book Society, London, Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Book Club Edition. Issued on first publication by the Book Society. Missing frontispiece and free ep. Companion volume to "Portrait of Elmbury", set in the West Country. pp. Inscription on front pastedown. Closed tear to top rear.

  He became firmly established as a novelist with Portrait of Elmbury, which was followed by another widely popular book, Brensham Village, and his last published novel, The Waters Under the Earth, on which he was engaged for three and a half years, has been printed in seven languages. Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village, and The Blue Field are properly regarded as a trilogy. Written betwen and , they 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(4).


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