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

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
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About 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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