Candleford Green.

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  • English
Oxford University Press , London (etc.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13874583M

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Candleford Green is the third in what is spoken of as a trilogy of semi-autobiographical novels. Make no mistake, they do not read as novels. Other than a little in the second book, there is scarcely any plot. What they are is a description of a time and a place-- northeastern Oxfordshire, :// In Candleford Green, new ideas and new ways are coming in from the outside world, from Dorcas' famous telegraph machine to the scandalous sight of ladies riding bicycles.

There are also new people entering Laura's life: the curmudgeonly old servant Zillah, the grand Sir Thomas, the Irish Harvesters and the ardent young gamekeeper Philip ://   Book Overview Flora Thompson's semi-autobiographical Lark Rise to Candleford trilogy is known and loved the world over for its gentle depiction of rural life in Oxfordshire in the late 19th century, a way of life that was soon to vanish forever as mechanisation took over ://   Book Excerpt st and meals and other domestic matters were timed by them.

To keep thus ahead of time was an old custom in many country families which was probably instituted to ensure the early rising of man and maid in the days when five or even four o'clock was not thought an unreasonably early hour at which to begin the day's :// Candleford Green - Kindle edition by Flora Thompson.

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i've been a lark rise fan for years and so was looking forward to the TV series, but dear oh dear. - get back to the original, flora thompson's marvellous evocation of the period at juniper hill, (she called it "lark rise" for the book), a place you can visit and see with very little change from her time (especially flora's house with the same bedroom window view she describes) - and whilst Buy Candleford Green by Thompson, Flora, Cass, Karen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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In the final book, Laura in her early teens moves to the village of Candleford Green, to work in the post office under the tutelage of her cousin Dorcas Lane, and grow into womanhood.

She loves her work and enjoys interacting with the people around her but still pines for  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Genre Fiction.

Candleford was never short of entertainments, for twice a year a man would come to give public readings on the Green.

It was at one such event that Laura, her hair cut into the Alexandra fringe Lark Rise to Candleford is actually three books, "Larkrise", "Over to Candleford", and "Candleford Green".

Set in rural 's Oxfordshire, the author recounts her childhood, writing down all the little details and beauty of country ://.