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A Place in England

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Country  United Kingdom
Series  Cumbrian Trilogy
Media type  Print (Hardcover)
Originally published  1970
Preceded by  The Hired Man
Genre  Family saga
Language  English
Publication date  1970
Pages  247 pp
Author  Melvyn Bragg
Followed by  Kingdom Come
Publisher  Harvill Secker
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Similar  Melvyn Bragg books, Fiction books

A Place in England is a novel by Melvyn Bragg, first published in 1970. It is the second part of Bragg's Cumbrian Trilogy.

The story is set predominantly in Thurston (Bragg's name for Wigton), from the 1920s to the 1960s, and follows the life of Joseph Tallentire, a labourer, footman, and eventually publican. Joseph is the son of John Tallentire, the central character of Bragg's The Hired Man, and father of Douglas Tallentire, central character of Kingdom Come.

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A Place in England Wikipedia


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