The Happy Countryman by H.e BatesThe Happy Countryman by H.e Bates

The Happy Countryman

byH.e BatesIllustratorC. F. Tunnicliffe

Paperback | April 10, 2014

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Inspired by the gentle beauty of the English landscape, the celebrated writer H.E Bates and the much loved wildlife artist C.F Tunnicliffe produced an enchanting tribute to country life. With the deft, sure eye of master craftsmen, they portray the mellow stone of country towns, spray swept seaside promenades, strolls among sand dunes, Mr. Pimpkins the jobbing gardener, roach fishing at dawn, the art of pear growing, and much more to make a book that is lasting pleasure. Above all, The Happy Countryman was H.E Bates' testament to his own ideals about the countryside and his hopes and fears for its future.
H. E. Bates (1905-1974) 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:The Happy CountrymanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.63 × 5.66 × 0.7 inPublished:April 10, 2014Publisher:Unicorn Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906509824

ISBN - 13:9781906509828

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

1. Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori

2. The Great House

3. Sea Days, Sea Flowers

4. Mr Pimpkins

5. The Future Garden

6. The Garden on Leave

7. The New Country

8. The Old Tradition

9. The Green Hedges

10. O More Than Happy Countryman