Books tagged: prewar britain

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Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Polly Pride
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her husband loses his job Polly decides only drastic action can keep the family from starvation. She sells all their goods and chattels and buys carpets to cut and sell from a handcart. But poverty and Matthew’s hurt pride are only the start of her problems...