A Field Full of Butterflies

  • by Rosemary Penfold
  • Narrated by Anna Bentinck
  • 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Rosemary Penfold's beautiful and evocative memoir of her life growing up in the fields of the English countryside is a moving testament to a forgotten world and a disappearing and misunderstood people. Born in 1938 in a traditional Gypsy wagon, surrounded by the love of her parents and extended family in a small but close-knit community, Rosemary paints a vivid and touching portrait of a way of life that no longer exits. From her early memories of her father bringing home oranges during the war to the simple beauty of a field full of butterflies on a hot summer's day, Rosemary's elegant narrative captures the love and losses, hopes and struggles, and traditions and prejudices that bound her to her family, and helped her adapt to a fast-changing world.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-04-2011
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited