• by Louis De Bernieres
  • Narrated by Mike Grady
  • 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin; a heart-warming collection of stories inspired by life in an English village. Casting his mind back to the village where he grew up, Louis de Bernières brings us a forgotten England: where a lady might dress in plus fours, a retired general might give up wearing clothes and a spiritualist might live with her sister and the ghost of her husband. Here we find the atmosphere of those times as it was in the countryside, and the people whose lives are worth celebrating.


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Customer Reviews

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If you like Correlli...

Superbly written and very entertaining from start to finish.The depth and complexity of both the characters and the story are fantastic. I was truly sorry when I had finished.
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- Peeler


This is a funny and thought provoking story which I have read in print twice before. Sadly the voice doesn't do it justice, too pofaced. However it was a description of the life in a small I can identify with.
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- tony

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-02-2011
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks