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Brother to the ox: the autobiography of a farm labourer

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Published June 28th 1984 by Penguin
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May 08, 2014 Jo rated it it was ok
Kitchen was a farm labourer in the late 19th/early 20th century in South Yorkshire. If you're interested in tales of rural life in times past, this is the book for you. It was okay although the use of the vernacular was somewhat confusing at times.
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Fred Kitchen was an English farm labourer, born at Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, in 1890, and in later years based in Derbyshire at Bolsover. He wrote for fun from being a youngster, but did not attempt anything for publication until he was 50 years old after attending WEA classes in Worksop. He wrote a number of excellent books about his farming experiences. The most popular of his books was the ...more
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