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Selected poems

Paperback, 25/04/1985, £7.99
First published in three separate collections, the poems in this anthology span the first decade, as well as many changes of mood, in the work of Laurie Lee.

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

7, £6.99
It was 1934 and a young man walked to London from the security of the Cotswolds to make his fortune. He was to live by playing the violin and by labouring on a London building site. Then, knowing one Spanish phrase, he decided to see Spain. For a year he tramped through a country in which the signs of impending civil war were clearly visible.

Cider With Rosie

Paperback, 01/10/2002, £8.99
Cider with Rosie is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a village before electricity or cars, a timeless place on the verge of change. Growing up amongst the fields and woods and characters of the place, Laurie Lee depicts a world that is both immediate and real and belongs to a now-distant past.

Rose for Winter Travels

Paperback, 31/03/2001, £7.99
Andalusia is a passion - and fifteen years after his last visit Laurie Lee returned. He found a country broken by the Civil War, but the totems of indestructible Spain survive: the Christ in agony, the thrilling flamenco cry - the pride in poverty, the gypsy intensity in vivid whitewashed slums, and the cult of the bullfight.

Red Sky at Sunrise

Paperback, 15/05/2014, £14.99
Presents a sequence of early recollections, beginning with the dazzling lights and sounds of my first footings on earth in a steep Cotswold valley some three miles long.

Moment of War

Paperback, 15/05/2014, £7.99
The author was still a young man when he decided to fight for the Republican cause in Spain's civil war. But though he braved icy, storm-swept mountains alone to contact Republican sympathisers, he was immediately suspected of being a Nationalist spy. This title tells the story of his experiences as a Republican soldier.

Laurie Lee Selected Poems

Paperback, 01/03/2014, £12.99
Contains 40 of his best poems. June 2014 marks the Centenary of Laurie Lee's birth - this will be marked with new editions of his most famous literary works.

Summer: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 08/06/2017, £3.50
Selected from the book Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Also in the Vintage Minis series: Liberty by Virginia Woolf Eating by Nigella Lawson Swimming by Roger Deakin Drinking by John Cheever

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Paperback, 15/05/2014, £8.99
The stooping figure of my mother, waist-deep in the grass and caught there like a piece of sheep's wool, was the last I saw of my country home as I left it to discover the world' Abandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to London. There he makes a living labouring and playing the violin.

Red Sky at Sunrise

Paperback, 28/10/1993, £14.99
Describes the author's idyllic childhood in the Cotswolds of the twenties, a world of rich sensuousness and native innocence. This autobiography tells the story as he leaves his valley for London and then for Spain.

I Can't Stay Long

Paperback, 06/08/2015, £8.99
When author first left his country village aged nineteen, he discovered a delight in the outside world that remained undiminished throughout his writing life. In this book, he brings together pieces including recollections of his Gloucestershire childhood celebrated in Cider With Rosie.

Village Christmas: And Other Notes on the English Year

Hardback, 05/11/2015, £9.99
The author left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was nineteen, but it remained with him throughout his life until, many years later, he returned for good. This collection brings to life the sights, sounds, landscapes and traditions of his home.