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  • Golden Sheaves, Black Horses

  • By: Fred Archer
  • Narrated by: Brian Hewlett
  • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
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Summary

In Golden Sheaves, Black Horses, Archer has recorded the beauty of the west of England and the villagers living in the area during the last decades of the 19th Century. Archer explained his decision to write about these stubborn and strong characters by saying: "I felt it would be such a pity if, when these characters died, their sayings, customs, ways of life, how they dressed, should vanish with them." Thanks to Fred Archer's powers of observation and memory, and above all his truthful turn of phrase, they never will.

©1974 Fred Archer (P)2004 Isis Publishing Ltd

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Great author

Nicely read book about farming the land.Very enjoyable listening with some great characters.Will buy more from this author.

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