Akenfield:   portrait of an English village

Author, Ronald Blythe

Akenfield:   portrait of an English village book cover

Format: Reprint paperback, good condition
Dimensions: 318 pages, 5-1/4" x 8"
Published: ca. 1969
Language: English
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: n/a
ISBN - 13: n/a

A fact-based fictional story contrived for the purposes of demonstrating life circa 1950s in an East Anglian village.  The story has been recreated from facts about the economy, population and social life of a village in East Suffolk but the names of the village and villagers have been changed.  "Here is a delectable book; a book to linger over and cherish..." - The Times Saturday Review (London).  "A superb documentation of the changes which have revolutionized modern England." - The Atlantic.

ASR rating 19.


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