As I Walked out One Midsummer Morning-9780241953280

As I Walked out One Midsummer Morning

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Author(s): Lee, Laurie,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 15/05/2014,
Pagination: 224 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Penguin Classics,
Published By: Penguin Books Ltd,
Book Classification: Memoirs, Travel writing
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780241953280
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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning is the moving follow-up to Laurie Lee's acclaimed Cider with Rosie.
Abandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to London. There he makes a living labouring and playing the violin. But, deciding to travel further a field and knowing only the Spanish phrase for 'Will you please give me a glass of water?', he heads for Spain.

With just a blanket to sleep under and his trusty violin, he spends a year crossing Spain, from Vigo in the north to the southern coast. Only the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War puts an end to his extraordinary peregrinations...