Silver Ley

Silver Ley

by Adrian Bell

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Silver Ley, first published in 1931, is the second volume in Adrian Bell's classic rural trilogy (the other volumes being Corduroy and The Cherry Tree). In Silver Ley the author moves from being a farm apprentice to a farm owner.

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ISBN-13: 9780571252947
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 06/04/2009
Series: A rural trilogy , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 287 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Adrian Bell (1901-1980) was born in Lancashire, grew up in London, and was educated at Uppingham School which he hated. His father, news editor of the Observer, was a republican and a socialist and had no truck with university education. His son was to do something useful; in 1920 he went to East Anglia to work as a farm apprentice. He subsequently became a farmer himself. These experiences provide the material for his famous rural trilogy, Corduroy, Silver Ley and The Cherry Tree. In total he wrote over twenty-five books, he also set the first Times in 1930 and continued to devise crosswords for the paper for the next thirty years.

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