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Straight on for England

£6.99

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"Where is England? It's a different country from the England of my boyhood. Where is she going? We middle-class people are finished. The trouble is - no belief in the old standards. Look at the Empire - vanishing. And there's this lack of religion. When I was a boy ... and another thing ... are the people the same as they used to be? The English used to be a great people. Are they now?"

That's what they're saying; what we're all saying. In this novel, Gordon Woolman-stowe, Gentleman, sets out to find England; the living, growing England, the England with a future. He thinks she's changed, even as to the common speech of the future, in which he writes as narrator. His adventures make a story that is human, humorous, moving and true to the conditions of today.

Published 1949. First edition.
Hardback. The dustjacket is slightly torn on the edges; it is not price clipped. The pages are slightly browned, but considering its age is in good condition.

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First Edition
Author(s):
Hughes, GF
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Tonbridge Printers Ltd

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"Where is England? It's a different country from the England of my boyhood. Where is she going? We middle-class people are finished. The trouble is - no belief in the old standards. Look at the Empire - vanishing. And there's this lack of religion. When I was a boy ... and another thing ... are the people the same as they used to be? The English used to be a great people. Are they now?"

That's what they're saying; what we're all saying. In this novel, Gordon Woolman-stowe, Gentleman, sets out to find England; the living, growing England, the England with a future. He thinks she's changed, even as to the common speech of the future, in which he writes as narrator. His adventures make a story that is human, humorous, moving and true to the conditions of today.

Published 1949. First edition.
Hardback. The dustjacket is slightly torn on the edges; it is not price clipped. The pages are slightly browned, but considering its age is in good condition.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Hughes, GF
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Tonbridge Printers Ltd

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