Item description for A Year at Bottengoms Farm by Ronald Blythe...
Overview Devotees of Ronald Blythe devoured the hardback edition of this sparkling collection of sixty 'Word From Wormingford' columns from the back page of the Church Times, published in the autumn of 2006 and one of Canterbury Press' bestselling Christmas titles. These exquisite mini essays reflect on the natural landscape, the changing seasons, village life, art, poetry, the stories that ancient churches tell, the Christian year. They refresh one's vision of one's own daily routine and surroundings and can be read over and over again, like poetry. Ronald Blythe is a literary national treasure and has spent a rich life among artists and writers in his native Suffolk.
Publishers Description These mini essays reflect on the natural landscape, the changing seasons, village life, art, poetry, the stories that ancient churches tell, and the Christian year. They refresh one's vision of one's own daily routine and surroundings and can be read over and over again, like poetry.
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Ronald Blythe is one of the UK's foremost literary figures. His work, which has won countless awards, includes Akenfield (a Penguin 20th Century Classic - it was also made into a feature film), Private Words, Field Work, Outsiders: a Book of Garden Friends and numerous other titles. He is a recipient of the prestigious Benson Medal awarded by the Royal Society of Literature. He lives near Colchester.
Ronald Blythe was born in 1922.
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