Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook

❮PDF / Epub❯ ☄ Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime ✑ Author Xandra Bingley – Nessville.me The author's account of her childhood on a Cotswold farm set against the backdrop of the Second World War and its aftermath With its eccentric cast of characters this book captures both the essence ofPDF / Epub Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime Author Xandra Bingley Nessville.me The author's account of her childhood on a Cotswold farm set against the backdrop of th.

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10 thoughts on “Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime

  1. Hilary Hilary says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookThere is a good story here trying to get out but utterly ruined by the irritating style of writing


  2. Margaret Margaret says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookDon't be put off as I was by the slightly fey title This is a charming autobiography of the childhood years of Xandra Bingley She was privileged by birth certainly but it didn't prevent her early childhood during the war from being tough Her mother though scarcely raised to such a life gave herself up to running a large farm since her husband was away at the war She milked cared for animals from cattle to her always beloved horses did all the practical jobs of which there's never any shortage on a farm and managed the landgirls and the accounts Xandra a fairly isolated child was simply expected to muck in and muck in she did Her father appears part way through the book as a jovial and somewhat eccentric product of his rather blinkered upbringing It's fair to say he'd never have voted a Labour government inXandra Bingley's observations her feeling for people and places and animals and acute memory of telling moments make this a delight


  3. SillySuzy SillySuzy says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookMaybe this is a nice story if you are into horses or if you were a child during and after WWII and grew up at a large farmhouse with eccentric parents and went on hunting parties I couldnot relate very much to this story and this was hampered even by the strange writing style some full sentences but often only parts of sentences with lots of dots in between Just brushstrokes mere impressions of what happened You never get the full story never get to know what really goes on in the protagonist's head Not my kind of book I did finish it though which is nothing short of a miracle really On the back cover it was said that the final chapter would move me to tears well it didnot Concerning the title of this book I donot understand why Mrs Fish is mentioned Her part in the story is only minor or I must have missed someth


  4. Hilary Tesh Hilary Tesh says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookA misleading title there's very little about Mrs Fish and since Xandra was only three when the war ended most of this memoir does not refer to wartime as the sub title suggests It's written entirely in the present tense one memory leading to another in a fairly haphazard way I uite liked that and found the memoir all the interesting because we pass the farm en route to Bristol to visit our daughter There's a lot about horses and the hunting life all very unf


  5. Andrée Andrée says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookMade me nostalgic for a lifetime that I've never experienced Much fun interesting than my own child hood not many ponies in Brixton My father was similar to Bertie though charming but hard to live with


  6. Barbara Joan Barbara Joan says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookThis is the story of Xandra Bingley's early years growing up in an Elizabethan farm house during and after the second world war It is a delightfully told child's eye view of the family's eccentricities and the ups and downs of farm and village life during that period It's a disingenuous snapshot of the often dire effects of war upon everyone's lives whether they are


  7. Maureen Maureen says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookLiked it didnt think it would be my kind of book when i saw it was about horses and stuff but enjoyed how the author described the relationships and how they coped with wartime


  8. Rachel Rachel says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookRead a few times Definitely around 2006 and a few years later perhaps Reading again in 2020 to see if it’s as good as I rememberUnsentimental with bells on Do not read if you’re of a nervous disposition since it’s got some upsetting images in here of animals being badly treated or injured Surprised about the review tag in the book saying you have to have a heart of stone if you don’t cry at the last chapter who are they trying to kid There are so many gaps and omissions that you can see that there is a shadow already cast I won’t say any so as not to put any spoilers


  9. Lesley Lesley says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookThe author grew up in the Cotswold during the 2nd World War and she made her childhood sound fun and interesting Her parents were from a background of money polo debutante


  10. Samantha Samantha says:

    Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBook bertie ebok, fish mobile, country pdf, memories pdf, wartime free, Bertie May book, and Mrs kindle, and Mrs Fish Country epub, May and Mrs kindle, May and Mrs Fish Country ebok, Bertie May and Mrs Fish Country Memories of Wartime eBookGreat observations but sometimes a bit rambling too much in the vein of stream of consciousness s which made me mark it 1 star less than top 5 LOVED LOVED LOVED however the interview with the author at the end and her list of top 10 books to read did enjoy the photos through the book; although it would have been nice to have a picture glossary at the end IF you wanted information on the photo shown Good read overall


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