To Be A Farmer's Girl by L.G.J. Layberry

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Betty Felton's father was a newsagent in Mill Hill, but her eldest brother had moved to a Derbyshire farm and had married Meg, the farmer's daughter, immediately before he was shipped to the Western Front. Betty saw no joy in suburban life; her brother's tales of his farming experiences had fired her girlish imagination, for it all sounded glamorous and dramatic. In 1918, beset by domestic affliction and war-time difficulties, Meg invited her sixteen-year-old sister-in-law to join her as companion. Betty accepted eagerly and travelled to Oakleigh with high hopes.

The actuality was different from her imaginings; farming was more complex and more demanding than she had thought.

Price clipped; owner inscription to title page, slight browning to page edges, otherwise attractive book.

This tender story is a delightful aside in the saga of Oakleigh Farm.

Item details

Author(s):
Layberry, L. G. J. (Layton George Joseph)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0859362892
ISBN-13:
9780859362894
Number of pages:
148
Publisher:
Midas

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Betty Felton's father was a newsagent in Mill Hill, but her eldest brother had moved to a Derbyshire farm and had married Meg, the farmer's daughter, immediately before he was shipped to the Western Front. Betty saw no joy in suburban life; her brother's tales of his farming experiences had fired her girlish imagination, for it all sounded glamorous and dramatic. In 1918, beset by domestic affliction and war-time difficulties, Meg invited her sixteen-year-old sister-in-law to join her as companion. Betty accepted eagerly and travelled to Oakleigh with high hopes.

The actuality was different from her imaginings; farming was more complex and more demanding than she had thought.

Price clipped; owner inscription to title page, slight browning to page edges, otherwise attractive book.

This tender story is a delightful aside in the saga of Oakleigh Farm.

Author(s):
Layberry, L. G. J. (Layton George Joseph)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0859362892
ISBN-13:
9780859362894
Number of pages:
148
Publisher:
Midas

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