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All among the barley

By: Melissa Harrison, Harrison

1408898012 / 9781408898017
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823.92
23/08/2018
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England
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352 pages
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The autumn of 1933 is the most beautiful Edie Mather can remember.

In the fields and villages around her beloved Wych Farm, however, the Great War still casts a shadow over a community impoverished by economic depression and threatened by change.

Change, too, is coming to Edie, who at fourteen must soon face the unsettling pressures of adulthood.

Glamorous outsider Constance FitzAllen arrives from London to document fading rural traditions and beliefs, urging all who will listen to resist progress and return to the old ways - but some wonder whether there might be more to the older woman than meets the eye.

As harvest approaches and the future of Wych Farm itself grows uncertain, Edie must somehow find a way to trust her instincts and save herself from disaster.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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