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Cider With Laurie: Laurie Lee Remembered
Laurie Lee, poet and storyteller, was born on the eve of the First World War in Gloucestershire, at a time when 'the horse was the fastest thing moving'. By the time of his death in 1997 he could say that he had 'belonged to that generation which saw, by chance, the end of a thousand years' life' - a now vanished way of life he immortalized in the first volume of his memoi ...more
Published 1999 by Chivers
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A good overall accout of the life and works of Laurie Lee - interesting read for anyone interested in the author or the Cotswolds in general. Wanted to find out more about the Burdocks and Lees from a family history point of view as my Burdock married a Lee, but seems that Rosie herself may have been ficticious - shame Laurie Lee no longer alive to confirm whether he grew up with any Burdocks!