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Brensham Village

Moore, John

Brensham Village

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a frontispiece by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis.
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. front.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15539356M


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‘Mr Moore has written a very good book. It has vivid characterization, country lore, humour and fine commonsense.

It is true to the real heart of England,’ declared the Daily Telegraph in of John Moore’s Portrait of Elmbury The same could certainly be said of Brensham Village, its sequel, which was published a year later.

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Bucolic whimsy it may be to the modern reader, rather similar to Beverley Nichols' village books, but without the archness, but Brensham Village is an innocent joy. The characters are drawn with love, even the rogues and eccentrics, and the village itself with its thatched cottages, gillyflower scented air, community spirit, pubs and cricket /5(7).

Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village, and The Blue Field are properly regarded as a trilogy. Written betwen andthey all deal with the same part of Englandthe old town of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire and its surrounding villagesat a time of deliberate political change, and were hailed immediately as authentic pictures of English small-town rural life/5.

Very many readers of Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field have come to love John Moore's vision of England. All the ingredients of hurly-burly and hotchpotch, generosity and luxuriance, homeliness, character, comedy, country and a sense of the past, will be found in this book.

And the mixture is as rich as before.5/5(2). Read "Brensham Village" by John Moore available from Rakuten Kobo. First published infollowing on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seem 4/4(1).

Old friends and new faces join the scholars, rogues and countrymen of Brensham with its crooked village street and crooked church spire.

Among its rare individuals who share an obstinacy for making life a romantic and hilarious adventure are those lively landgirls, The Frolick Virgins, Dai, the hymn-singing postman, and William Hart who claimed to be descended from William Shakespeare and 5/5(3).

John Moore (10 November –) was a best-selling British author and pioneer was described by Sir Compton Mackenzie as the most talented writer about the countryside of his generation.

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The Brensham Trilogy: Brensham Village, The Blue Field, & Portrait Of Elmbury by John Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Moore was described as the finest countryside writer of his generation by Sir Compton Mackenzie, gaining a reputation for his best-selling trilogy of novels published afterPortrait of Elmbury (a lightly fictionalised biography of Tewkesbury), followed by Brensham Village (based largely on the village of Bredon) and The Blue Field.

This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'.Most of his books had a rural setting and long before conservation came to mainstream media attention he wrote about the effect of technological advances on the countryside and rural life.

Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village (Brensham Trilogy), The Blue Field, and The Brensham TrilogyAuthor: John Moore. The other two books in the trilogy are 'Brensham Village' and 'The Blue Field'.

He became a devoted environmentalist and naturalist and there is now a 'John Moore Museum' in the town housed in a row of wonderfully restored medieval cottages in the High Street/5(10). Brensham Village by John Moore. Penguin Books, Paperback.

Very Good. Penguin 1st, spine and page edges tanned, cover worn. Shipped from the. He was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire in and died in Bristol in His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published inabout life in Tewkesbury in the early 20th century.

This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham /5. ‘I have written a book which gives me much pleasure. It is a kind of full-length portrait of a small country town between the wars.

The sort of life that will never come back,’ John Moore wrote to T. White in the summer of The book was Portrait of Elmbury, the first volume in a trilogy based on Moore’s home town.

Born inhe. About Portrait of Elmbury. This is the first book of the famous trilogy of English country life, The Brensham Trilogy, by John Moore. A wonderful and exuberant chronicle of an English market town between the wars, distinguished with a historic abbey, a winding river and bustling pubs with a cast of characters that could have stepped out of Hogarth or Shakespeare.

Brensham Village: John Moore. A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. He was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire in and died in Bristol in His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published inabout life in Tewkesbury in the early 20th century.

This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'/5. Very many readers of Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field have come to love John Moore's vision of England. All the ingredients of hurly-burly and hotchpotch, generosity and luxuriance, homeliness, character, comedy, country and a sense of the past, will be found in this book.

And the mixture is as rich as before. This is the first book of the famous trilogy of English country life, The Brensham Trilogy, by John Moore.A wonderful and exuberant chronicle of an English market town between the wars, distinguished with a historic abbey, a winding river and bustlin.

He became firmly established as a novelist with Portrait of Elmbury, which was followed by another widely popular book, Brensham Village, and his last published novel, The Waters Under the Earth, on which he was engaged for three and a half years, has been printed in seven languages.VG+/, 2nd pr of first ed,John Moore, frontis, Clifford and Rosemary Ellis, Brensham Village, part of the Brensham trilogy, early conservationist examines the effects of technological change, hardcover, rust cloth boards with dulled gilt lett on spine, 14x21cm, very white rough-cut pp, signature on ffep, a tight square copy.

A Vivid ‘Portrait of Elmbury’ by John Moore. August 4, / Bag Full of Books ‘Portrait of Elmbury’ by John Moore is the recounting of the author’s life, in the small market town of Elmbury in the interwar years.

I’m eager to read the second book in the trilogy- ‘Brensham Village’, to see exactly where the story takes us.