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The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood
     

The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood

by Kevin Crossley-Holland
 

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In these pages, Kevin Crossley-Holland visits the foreign land of childhood. First memories as a war-baby; starting a museum; being coached at Lord's; living above the spring line below the great chalk cross at Whiteleaf in the Chiltern Hills, and roaming in the beechwoods; holidays on the north Norfolk coast; and falling under the spell of Arthurian legend,

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In these pages, Kevin Crossley-Holland visits the foreign land of childhood. First memories as a war-baby; starting a museum; being coached at Lord's; living above the spring line below the great chalk cross at Whiteleaf in the Chiltern Hills, and roaming in the beechwoods; holidays on the north Norfolk coast; and falling under the spell of Arthurian legend, among others. Above all, The Hidden Roads revolves around the sanctity and splintering of family, and the bonding of brother and sister, and is steeped in the landscapes and layers of England.

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"A joyful book."  —Independent on Sunday

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ISBN-13:
9781849162111
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Crossley-Holland has published several outstanding collections of myths, legends, and folktales, and is an award-winning poet and author of children's books. His Arthur trilogy was translated into 23 languages, and has sold more than one million copies worldwide.

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