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The Loud Halo

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Filled with the same sort of happy spirits, eccentric characters, and amusing anecdotes which distinguished its predecessors, The Loud Halo brings to a humorous and spirited conclusion a wonderful trio of narratives. Originally published in 1964.
Paperback, 271 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Akadine Press (first published 1964)
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MB (What she read)
My 1964 edition has lovely illustrations that so add to the pleasure of reading. I wish I owned her other Bruach books as well. This was one of those 25 cent library book sale books. Such a find!
Kathleen Dixon
I guess the author's plan was to finish writing about Bruach after this book, as she has a definite ending to it. However, there are another three to follow!
This continues as delightful as the previous two, and I have no doubt they will keep on - and the characters are so familiar by now, with a few extras dotted in here and there, that it's like reading about your family.
Lovely.
Shonna Froebel
Jun 22, 2013 Shonna Froebel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Story of an Englishwoman living the life of a crofter in the Hebrides.
Really enjoyed it.
Iain Watson
The Loud Halo by Lillian Beckwith (2001)
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Lilian Comber wrote fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children under the pseudonym Lillian Beckwith. She is best known for her series of comic novels based on her time living on a croft in the Scottish Hebrides.

Beckwith was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in 1916, where her father ran a grocery shop. The shop provided the background for her memoir About My Father's Business, a child’s
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