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At the Yeoman's House by Ronald Blythe

By Ronald Blythe

When in 1947 the younger author Ronald Blythe first visited Bottengoms Farm at the Essex-Suffolk border, the traditional condo of the artists John and Christine Nash, he couldn't have guessed that this is able to in time turn into his own residence and the centre of the writing existence. It used to be to deliver him status with ebook of his examine of rural lifestyles, Akenfield (1969), now a Penguin smooth vintage. The previous farm nestled in a valley, in a panorama little replaced because the center a long time, instantly surrounded via a richly stocked backyard created by way of the Nashes from the flinty fields. From his present point of view, Blythe appears to be like again with affection to the friendships with artists, writers, farmers, gardeners and friends that have been to complement his lifestyles. At the Yeoman’s House isn't really only a spellbinding fragment of autobiography, but additionally a desirable photo of the historical past, topography, botany and folk-lore of a pretty nook of britain made recognized within the work of John Constable and during Blythe’s personal mesmerizing books.

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