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Summary

The Howards of Caxley begins on a fine May morning in the fateful year of 1939, and then follows the path of the two families and the little town through the Second World War, towards hope for happier times ahead.
©1985 Miss Read (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Wonderful.

Superb acting and reading ! Especially one scene where a character is ver angry. So ended ALL the Miss Read books.



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Cosy afternoon reading.

A nice way to spend a few hours reading. I don't read Miss Read for her brilliant writing style, inventive plots, or well-rounded character development. What I like about her books is the vintage setting of pre-war rural England. This book takes place post-WWII up to the early 1960s.
If you like Jan Karon's Mitford books Miss Read writes in a similar manner.

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a nice bit of village life.

more excellent village life written in glorious Technicolour. adds a level of hope and tranquility with a well spoken lady

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Caxley returned

Almost as good as the the Market Square I liked most of the characters of course they are all grown up now with lives of their own and living through another war