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❰Reading❯ ➼ A Month in the Country Author J.L. Carr – Army-of-tennessee.co 'That night for the first time during many months I slept like the dead and next morning awoke very early'One summer just after the Great War Tom Birkin a demobbed soldier arrives in the village of Ox'That night for the first time during many months I slept like the dead and next morning awoke very early'One summer just after the Great War Tom Birkin a demobbed soldier arrives in the village of Oxgodby He has been invited to unco.

Ver and restore a medieval wall painting in the local church At the same time Charles Moon a fellow damaged survivor of the war has been asked to locate the grave of a village ancestor As these two outsiders go about their work of re.

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PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the Carr was born in Thirsk Junction Carlton Miniott Yorkshire into a Wesleyan Methodist family His father Joseph the eleventh son of a farmer went to work for the railways eventually becoming a station master for the North Eastern Railway Carr was given the same Christian name as his father and the middle name Lloyd after David Lloyd George the Liberal Chancellor of the Excheuer He adopte

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  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBBut then inevitably as happens to most of us first through Saturday umpiring later Sunday chapel I was drawn into the changing picture of Oxgodby itself But oddly what happened outside was like a dream It was ins


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    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBI am a seasonal reader often craving books with sizzling settings in the summer months and snowy locales in the winter Last week I saw a review for J L Carr's Man Booker winning A Month in the Country and was intrigued enough by the title to read it for myself Using stunning prose combined with well developed characters Carr's novella is perfect for a leisurely summer morning Tom Birkin had survived the Great War yet returned alienated from civilian life While in present times his feelings can be ascribed to survivor's guilt or post traumatic stress disorder in 1920 Birkin did not have an outlet for his feelings His wife Vinny had left him for another man leaving the door open for his return Disillusioned wit


  3. Cecily Cecily says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBTom Birkin is hired to reveal and restore a Medieval church mural covered up over four hundred years earlier Expertly peeling back the layers of lime and grime what he finds on the walls is unexpected in subject and uality What he learns about people especially himself is unexpected too the process of restoration is personally restorative Don’t let the bland cover or blurb lead you to think this is just the charming story of the healing effect of a bucolic month in a uiet village It is that But it’s much JL Carr elegantly sueezes great breadth and depth in a mere 102 pages mystery love tragedy humour sociological analysis lost opportunities friendship art and general beauty It’s a nuanced mix that deftly weaves a few dark undercurrents in a rural idyll How in 1920 a penniless survivor of shell shock whose wife has gone finds peace and contentment in the ordinaryYes it describe


  4. Annet Annet says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUB 'You're happy Mr Birkin You're not on edge any Is it because the work is going well? Of course she was right Anyway partly right Standing up there on the platform before a great work of art feeling kinship with its creator cosily knowing that I was sort of impresario conjuring and teasing back his work after four hundred years of darkness But that wasn't all of it There was this weather this landscape thick woods roadsides deep in grass and wild flowers And to the south and north of the Vale low hills frontiers of a mysterious countryBeautifully written poetic small story Like many Goodreads friends here I would describe this book as exuisite and touching Wonderful indeed Slow start though the story has to grow on youA damaged survivor of the 1st World War Tom Birkin finds refug


  5. Dolors Dolors says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUB “If I’d stayed there would I always have been happy? No I suppose not People move away grow older die and the bright belief that there will be another marvelous thing around each corner fades It is now or never; we must snatch at happiness as it flies”Do we recognize happiness when we live it? Or is it a condition we only perceive in retrospection remembering th


  6. Sue Sue says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBThis will likely enter the list of my all time favorite books I found myself saying glorious several times and then stopping to thank my parents for instilling in me their love of reading That brought me so belatedly to this treasure of a bookI know that the basic story is well known the young re patriated soldier spending a month in the English countryside at a small chapel tasked to uncover a centuries old mural But the tale is so much than that because the


  7. Vit Babenco Vit Babenco says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBWhat does it take to be happy? First of all it takes tranuility And so often the happiest days of our life are those when nothing crucial happenedSo a month in the country was a real treat to the protagonist and A Month in the Country is a real treat to a readerWell we all see things with different eyes and it gets you nowhere hoping that even one in a thousand will see things your wayThe novel is also a deepest contemplation on the nature of art and history and the h


  8. Robin Robin says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBCan you remember a time in your life when you were truly happy? If I search my memories I find a sixteen year old girl sitting in a canoe with a boy fishing at two o'clock in the morning by the eerie light of the midnight sun on a glassy lake near Whitehorse Yukon Everything is tingly and pulsing with youth I look a little and see myself choking back tears on a hospital bed with my beloved grandfather hearing him say I'm still your grandpa Robin knowing I would never see him again but feeling gratitude for the absolute purity of the moment I look again and watch myself a brand new mother rocking my baby during one of our midnight meetings in the stillness the newborn puzzle piece nested against my breast Unconditional love was being hatched in my heartThose moments are the jewels of lifeJL Carr's novella explores such perfect times through the character of Tom Birkin Set in the summer of 1920 but related in 1978 an older Birkin is remembering the month during whi


  9. Fionnuala Fionnuala says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBWhen we pick up a book by an author we haven’t read before we have only the vaguest notion of what themes it will contain We don't know how those themes will be treated what attention to detail we will find or if the language will delight us or otherwise Before we turn over that first page it is all as blank as a whitewashed wall We may bring expectations to the blank piece of wall expectations based on the period the book is set in or from the opinions of readers we trust but any clarity on the book’s contents will remain largely hidden Sometimes our expectations are rewarded right at the beginning On the first p


  10. Warwick Warwick says:

    PDF/EPUB J.L. Carr À À A Month in the Country PDF Ê A Month PDF \ in the month pdf, country pdf, A Month ebok, in the ebok, Month in the free, A Month in the Country PDF/EPUBThis is the sort of efficient novella that demands a short incisive review full of judiciously chosen adjectives and presumably that's what it will get if MJ ever gets around to reading it In my case however it's unfortunately one of those texts that is going to send me off on a long personal anecdote for which I offer advance apologiesWhen I was twenty one I ended up for a variety of reasons living in uito Ecuador The city in those days was a steamy melting pot of different nationalities full of Colombian exiles that had fled the violence north of the border and teeming with renegade expats from a scattering of


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