Lark Rise to Candleford: "Lark Rise"; "Over to Candleford"; "Candleford Green": A TrilogyPaperback
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- Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
- Format: Paperback | 544 pages
- Dimensions: 129mm x 198mm x 30mm | 400g
- Publication date: 7 February 2008
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0141037199
- ISBN 13: 9780141037196
- Sales rank: 24,266
Flora Thompson's immortal trilogy, containing "Lark Rise, Over To Candleford" and "Candleford Green", is a heartwarming portrayal of country life at the close of the 19th century. This story of three closely related Oxfordshire communities - a hamlet, the nearby village and a small market town - is based on the author's experiences during childhood and youth. It chronicles May Day celebrations and forgotten children's games, the daily lives of farmworkers and craftsmen, friends and relations - all painted with a gaiety and freshness of observation that make this trilogy an evocative and sensitive memorial to Victorian rural England.
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Born in Juniper Hill, Oxfordshire, Flora Thompson left school at 14 to work in the local post office. She married young, and wrote mass-market fiction to help support her increasing family. In her 60s she published the semi-autobiographical trilogy combined as LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD (1945).