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As I Walked out One Midsummer Morning

As I Walked out One Midsummer Morning

Author(s): Laurie Lee

Location(s): Spain

Genre(s): Historical, Travelogue

Era(s): 1930s



Laurie Lee knows one sentence in Spanish – will you please give me a glass of water. That is enough to take him down to the South Coast of England over to Spain at a time when all the signs of the impending Civil War are clearly visible. A lyrical and clear picture of a beautiful country on the brink of war.

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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