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Books editi da Vintage Books con argomento Country Life

Birchwood

Birchwood

Banville John 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback), 2007

An early classic from the Man Booker-prize winning author of The Sea. I am therefore I think. So starts John Banville's 1973 novel Birchwood, a novel that centers around Gabriel Godkin and his return to his dilapidated family estate. After years away, Gabriel returns to a house filled with memories and despair. Delving...

€ 12,00
Nitro Mountain

Nitro Mountain

Johnson Lee Clay 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback), 2017

€ 14,80
Driving over Lemons

Driving over Lemons

Stewart Chris 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback), 2001

  No sooner had Chris Stewart set eyes on El Valero than he handed over a check.  Now all he had to do was explain to Ana, his wife that they were the proud owners of an isolated sheep farm in the Alpujarra Mountains in Southern Spain.  That was the easy part.Lush with olive, lemon, and almond groves, the farm lacks...

€ 14,80
Pig Earth

Pig Earth

Berger John 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback), 1992

A fictional exposition and exploration of the crumbling foundation of traditional French peasant society and the uncomfortable implications of deracination in modern life

€ 14,80
The Road from Coorain

The Road from Coorain

Conway Jill Ker 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback), 1990

1. In the first chapter, Conway writes of the "bush ethos which grew up from making a virtue out of loneliness and hardship" (p. 8). Stoicism and self- sufficiency are the ideals adopted by the outback settlers. How have those ideals shaped the Kers' lives? In what way have they been destructive to the family? Though...

€ 14,80