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The Scouring of the White Horse (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or, The Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk
     

The Scouring of the White Horse (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or, The Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk

by Thomas Hughes
 

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Brimming with local traditions and rural reminiscences, The Scouring of the White Horse is a combined travel narrative and regional history under the guise of fiction. The story is of a townie observing an ancient festival who soon comes to realize that the past has something to teach the present—this novel is a rich vehicle for folklore.

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Brimming with local traditions and rural reminiscences, The Scouring of the White Horse is a combined travel narrative and regional history under the guise of fiction. The story is of a townie observing an ancient festival who soon comes to realize that the past has something to teach the present—this novel is a rich vehicle for folklore.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411448070
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/12/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
372
File size:
807 KB

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Meet the Author

Thomas Hughes (1822–1896) was an English lawyer and author whose most famous book, Tom Brown’s School Days, has become a classic work of young adult literature (Hughes based the character of Tom on his brother George). Hughes also wrote a number of other works, including biographies of David Livingstone and Alfred the Great.

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