The Darling Buds of May - H.E. Bates

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The Darling Buds of May - H.E. Bates

Introducing the Larkins, a family with a place in popular mythology. Here they come, crashing their way through the English countryside in the wake of...

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“A PLATEFUL OF PARADISE!”

published 10/04/2005

ProFictional therapy

ConsNot to be read on an empty stomach

Where do you go to escape the ugly side of life? Where is your ideal retreat when life becomes uncertain and unkind? Reading fiction is about escape. So slip your lead and come with me to a place in England, set in the late 1950s, where people were kinder, families close, the sun shone every day...

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“Pop Larkin and his brood”

published 02/10/2000

ProLight, amusing tale

ConsToo short...I wanted more

If you enjoyed the recent TV Series, 'The Darling Buds of May', you will enjoy reading the book written by H.E.Bates. All Bate's novels that I have read have that same under current of light humour and a special way of looking at the world. The Larkins (Darling Buds of May) were created by Bates...

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Introducing the Larkins, a family with a place in popular mythology. Here they come, crashing their way through the English countryside in the wake of Pa, the quick-eyed, golden-hearted junk-dealer, and Ma, with a mouthful of crisps and a laugh like a jelly.

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Author: H.E. Bates

Title: The Darling Buds of May

Genre: Classics

Type: Fiction

ISBN: 0140016023; 0141029676; 0854567240

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