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2 edition of Portrait of Elmbury. found in the catalog.

Portrait of Elmbury.

Moore, John

Portrait of Elmbury.

by Moore, John

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


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Open LibraryOL13781754M

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a novel by James Joyce that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. Summary & Analysis. Chapter 1, Section 1. Chapter 1, Sections 2–3. Chapter 2, Sections 1–2. Chapter 2, Sections 3–4. Chapter 2, Section 5–Chapter 3. ‘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 and , they 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).

John Moore () was a British author and pioneer conservationist. He was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire in and died in Bristol in His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published in , about life in Tewkesbury in t More about John Moore. Akenfield is a film made by Peter Hall in , based loosely upon the book Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village by Ronald Blythe (). Blythe himself has a cameo role as the vicar and all other parts are played by real-life villagers who improvised their own dialogue. There are no professional actors in the piece. The director's father Reg Hall, a station master born in Bury St Edmunds.


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His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published inabout life in Tewkesbury in the early 20th century. This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of /5. His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published inabout life in Tewkesbury in the early 20th century.

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.

The other two books in the trilogy are 'Brensham Village' and 'The Blue Field'/5(9). "Portrait of Elmbury: Author:Moore, John. Publisher:Slightly Foxed: The Real Reader's Quarterly. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the. John Moore has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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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.

CONDITION. In cloth binding. Externally smart. there is some minor. book - Portrait of Elmbury IMG_[1].JPG From the Collection of Phillip Island and District Historical Society Inc. Heritage Centre 89 Thompson Avenue COWES VICTORIA. His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published inabout life in Tewkesbury in the early 20th century.

This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'.Brand: Bloomsbury USA. Booksellers Here is our list of friendly booksellers (all JMS members) who can help you in your search for John Moore titles or indeed any other books that take your fancy.

Slightly Foxed John Moore’s Portrait of Elmbury and Brensham Village are both available from Slightly Foxed in new limited and numbered cloth-bound pocket editions. The Blue. 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. item 4 Portrait of Elmbury (Reminiscence) by Moore, John Hardback Book The Fast Free - Portrait of Elmbury (Reminiscence) by Moore, John Hardback Book The Fast Free.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. THE FAIR FIELD re-titled version of Portrait of Elmbury (Simon & Schuster, ) AMONG THE QUIET FOLKS (Lippincott, ) Biography John Moore – True Countryman by David Cole (Aldine Print ) ISBN ) Paperback – pages – 19 b/w illustrations.

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.

Portrait of Elmbury and Brensham Village were both published by Collins inand The Blue Field followed two years later: the names of places. His most famous work was Portrait of Elmbury, published inabout life in Tewkesbury in the early 20th century.

This work, along with Brensham Village and The Blue Field, formed part of the 'Brensham Trilogy'.Most of his books had a rural setting and long before conservation came to mainstream media attention he wrote about the effect of technological advances on the countryside and rural life.

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. The other two books in the trilogy are 'Brensham Village' and 'The Blue Field'/5(10).Portrait of Elmbury (The Brensham Trilogy) by Moore, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Book of the Fly Rod re-titled version of Portrait of Elmbury Among the Quiet Folks (Lippincott, ) Biography John Moore – True Countryman by David Cole (Aldine Print ) ISBN ) Paperback – pages – 19 b/w illustrations.

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