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Amaryllis at the Fair - Richard Jefferies

Amaryllis at the Fair


Published: 12th March 2010
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Amaryllis at the Fair (first published in 1887) portrays the highs and lows of everyday life on a small, debt-ridden family farm. At Coombe Oaks, Farmer Iden is out in all weathers, planting and sowing; his wife is in the dairy or staving off creditors; and their sensitive, artistic daughter, Amaryllis, is watching it all and praying for salvation. With a host of expertly-drawn minor characters, including miserly Grandfather Iden, loyal George the labourer and dissolute landowner's son Raleigh Pamment, Jefferies gives a rounded picture of a rural community - and in the noble Iden paints a fond portrait of his own farmer father...

ISBN: 9781907245053
ISBN-10: 1907245057
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 150
Published: 12th March 2010
Publisher: Myna Classics
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.17