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Cider with Rosie (BBC Radio Collection) - Laurie Lee mp3 - stuga galley work continued! cake anyone?---Cider with Rosie (unabridged) - Read by Laurie LeeSource CDDuration approx 7:48 hours FhG MPEG 1 Layer III 48 Kbps CBR 44100Hz, 16-bit, MonoBlurb from BBC:The book"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.The author and readerLaurence Edward Alan "Laurie" Lee, MBE (26 June 1914 – 13 May 1997) was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter, raised in the village of Slad, Gloucestershire. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with Rosie (1959), As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969) and A Moment of War (1991). While the first volume famously recounts his childhood in the idyllic Slad Valley, the second deals with his leaving home for London and his first visit to Spain in 1934, and the third with his return in December 1937 to join the Republican International Brigade.---I notice that this is billed as straight fiction on 9 people's shelves but I think that has a lot to do with the Wiki report on this book.