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The View in Winter: Reflections on Old Age epub ebook

by Dr. Ronald Blythe

The View in Winter: Reflections on Old Age epub ebook

Author: Dr. Ronald Blythe
Category: Sociology
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (May 28, 1981)
Pages: 320 pages
ISBN: 0140057439
ISBN13: 978-0140057430
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 543
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The View in Winter' is a timeless and moving study of the perplexities of living to a great age, as. .Interspersed with Ronald Blythe's own insights the narrative although grounded in earthly experience, touches the soul and lifts the spirit heavenward

The View in Winter' is a timeless and moving study of the perplexities of living to a great age, as related by a wide range of men and women: miners. Interspersed with Ronald Blythe's own insights the narrative although grounded in earthly experience, touches the soul and lifts the spirit heavenward. - Sue Harry Reader, St John's, Lakenham Norwich, Across the Sea, July/August 2005.

His book The View in Winter is a consideration of old age. In 1977 Blythe inherited Bottengoms Farm from Nash, who had bought the Elizabethan yeoman's house in.The View in Winter: Reflections on Old Age (1979). From the Headlands (1982). Divine Landscapes (1986). In 1977 Blythe inherited Bottengoms Farm from Nash, who had bought the Elizabethan yeoman's house in 1944. He later published a book, First Friends (1999), based on a trunk of letters he found in the house that recorded the friendship.

The View in Winter book. Ronald Blythe followed up his famous 'Akenfield' with this book. Whether philosophical, resigned or despairing of their long years, Ronald Blythe discovers in their talk much Ronald Blythe followed up his famous 'Akenfield' with this book. In it he allows people from all walks af life to reflect in their own words on what it it like to be old.

Ronald Blythe followed up his famous 'Akenfield' with this book. Ronald Blythe is one of today's foremost literary figures

Ronald Blythe followed up his famous 'Akenfield' with this book. Ronald Blythe is one of today's foremost literary figures. His work, which has won numerous literary awards, includes 'Akenfield'(also made into a film), 'Private Words', 'Word from Wormingford', 'Divine Landscapes', Going to Meet George' and numerous other titles. He lives near Colchester. Whether philosophical, resigned or despairing of their long years, Ronald Blythe discovers in their talk much that helps us undersand the natural but isolating effects of old age. This book provides us with a gentle, perceptive and profound memoir and a deeper understanding of the pattern of our lives

A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. If this is a hard cover, the dust jacket may be missing. Binding has minimal wear View in Winter: Reflections on Old Age, Blythe, Dr. Ro.More to explore: Dr. Martens Winter Boots for Women, Dr. Seuss Ages 4-8 Books for Children

Blythe, Ronald, 1922-.

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Ronald Blythe (Akenfield) draws eloquence and humor out of elderly English country-folk, and adds his own trenchant reflections (especially on the ""immense""-in rebuttal to Simone de Beauvoir-literary history of aging). It is the nature of old men and women to become their own confessors, poets, philosophers, apologists, and story-tellers. Ronald Blythe (Akenfield) draws eloquence and humor out of elderly English country-folk, and adds his own trenchant reflections (especially on the ""immense""-in rebuttal to Simone de Beauvoir-literary history of aging).

Reviews (2)
Fast Lovebird
Not a modern sociology but thoughtful, literary musings about last things. So well written, poignant. Covers unexpected subjects like octogenerian sex and economics of ageing.

Fani
Beautifully and insightfully written

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