Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village

Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village


Woven from the phrases of the population of a small Suffolk village within the 1960s, Akenfield is a masterpiece of twentieth-century English literature, a scrupulously saw and deeply affecting portrait of a spot and folks and a now vanished lifestyle. Ronald Blythe’s very good e-book increases enduring questions on the kin among reminiscence and modernity, nature and human nature, silence and speech.

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