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Portrait of Elmbury.

Moore, John

Portrait of Elmbury.

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Published by Readers Union/Collins in London .
Written in English


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This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'.Cited by: 3. Verified Purchase John Moore was born in and grew up and lived a large part of his life in Tewkesbury, and this is an evocative portrait of life there, the personalities and local customs of the area in the period between the wars.

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‘Portrait of Elmbury’ is, as the title suggests, a vivid and minutely detailed historical sketch of the market town as seen through the eyes of the author.

What is very evident is the author’s great love for the place. DETAILS. A scarce first edtion, fifth impression of John Moore's Portrait of Elmbury. Part of a best selling trilogy, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, this volume cemented Moore's immediate post-Second World War reputation as a one of the leading authors concerning themselves with the British countryside.

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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.

Portrait Of Elmbury (THE BRENSHAM TRILOGY) Paperback – 14 Oct. by John Moore (Author)/5(10). The book was Portrait of Elmbury, the first volume in a trilogy based on Moore’s home town. Born inhe grew up in Tewkesbury at a time when such small English market towns still had a distinct and sturdy life of their own.

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Portrait of Elmbury by Moore, John,Collins edition, in EnglishCited by: 3. 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.

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John Moore was born in and grew up and lived a large part of his life in Tewkesbury, and this is an evocative portrait of life there, the personalities and local customs of the area in the period between the wars.

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‘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. It seems that the name Elmbury is a fictitious name.

In all probability the town of Elmbury is the author’s childhood hometown of Tewkesbury. Following on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seems almost foreign in its with an unerringly accurate eye, Brensham Village contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life.

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 England - the old town of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire and its surrounding villages - at a time of deliberate political change, and were hailed immediately as authentic pictures of English small-town rural life/5(4).

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First published infollowing on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seems almost foreign in its with an unerringly accurate eye, Brensham Village contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the ental it is, but not so as to undermine the picture.

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About this Item: Collins and the Book Society, London, Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Book Club Edition.

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