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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
 
 
Author
Laurie Lee.
Publisher Godine  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
ISBN 9781567923926
Pages/Publication Date 200/2011
Daedalus Item Code 36317
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"It was 1934. I was nineteen years old, still soft at the edges, but with a confident belief in good fortune. I carried a small rolled-up tent, a violin in a blanket, a change of clothes, a tin of treacle biscuits, and some cheese. I was excited, vain-glorious, knowing I had far to go; but not, as yet, how far." In this second book of his autobiographical trilogy, following Cider with Rosie, poet and memoirist Laurie Lee sets out for a sojourn on foot, first to London and then across pre-civil-war Spain. There is humor here, and love, and adolescent awakening, but beneath the smoothly written surface is a foreboding sense of a savage future, a premonition that a war will come, which will not end soon. For Lee, as for much of the world, 1936 was the end of innocence, a fateful year when "it was being learned again that men needed more than courage, anger, slogans, convictions, or even a just cause when they went to war."

"Lee masterfully evokes the ambiance and tension of Europe on the eve of World War II.... This is a fine nonfiction complement to Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls. Highly recommended."Library Journal

 
 
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