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  • Long Summer Day

  • By: R F Delderfield
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 27 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

Paul Craddock is still young when he is invalided out of the army after the Boer War and he discovers the neglected estate of Shallowford in a secluded corner of Devon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful, absorbing listen

  • By Rosalind on 17-04-12

Warmth of a Long Summer Day

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-12-12

I came across this book in the early seventies and have read it about every second year since then. Hearing it now as an audio book brings a fresh perspective and new insights. I was doubtful about Jonathan Oliver's Devon accent at first but soon got carried away in the majestic sweep of the tale and a world I never seem to tire of. RF Delderfield is my favourite author. I admit it.

Why only the one book, Audible? Is the sequel soon to follow?

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