In The Heart Of The Country by H.e BatesIn The Heart Of The Country by H.e Bates

In The Heart Of The Country

byH.e BatesIllustratorC. F. Tunnicliffe

Paperback | April 10, 2014

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H.E. Bates is a revered writer on the countryside; author of a wealth of books reflecting English life including, The Darling Buds of May.Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by the renowned wildlife artist C.F. Tunnicliffe.The genius of H.E. Bates and C.F. Tunnicliffe was inspired by the beauty of the English countryside. This book is their tribute to its many faces: the magnificence of winter blizzards; the sudden sweet arrival of spring blossom; the heavy scent of an August garden; or the bronze glow of autumn light. Its pages are full of sharp observations which reveal the loveliness of everyday sights and fleeting moments, from the charm of butterflies and their names, to the behavior of animals and birds; the joys of gardening, the character of the people and their ever-changing landscape.
H. E. Bates (1905-74) was an English writer and author. Many of his stories depict life in the rural Midlands of England. Bates was partial to taking long midnight walks around the Northamptonshire countryside and this often provided the inspiration for his stories. His best-known works include Love for Lydia, The Darling Buds of May, ...
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Title:In The Heart Of The CountryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.63 × 5.64 × 0.7 inPublished:April 10, 2014Publisher:Unicorn Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906509832

ISBN - 13:9781906509835

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List of Illustrations

1. Sudden Spring

2. Fisherman’s Luck

3. Overture to Summer

4. Fruit Blossom Time

5. “Clouded August Thorn”

6. Strange Battlefields

7. The Great Snow

8. A Sumer Spring

9. Bring Forth May Flowers

10. Victorian Garden

11. Wealden Beauty

12. The Strangeness of Fish

13. The Parish Pump

14. Flowers and Downland