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Midsummer morning

by Helen Ashfield

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHelen Ashfield.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6052.E533 M54 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840241M
ISBN 100312531869
LC Control Number84002082
OCLC/WorldCa10404114

Nearly a century later, the book Laurie Lee wrote – As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning – inspired me. I dreamed of retracing Laurie Lee’s footsteps, but could never get past the hurdle of being distinctly unmusical. In the end, I decided to go anyway. To buy the book: The book Laurie Lee wrote – As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning – is my favourite travel book of all time. It made me fall in love with Spain – the landscapes and the spirit – and with his style of travel. He travelled slow, lived simply, slept on hilltops, relished spontaneity, and loved conversations with the different people he met.

‎A Financial Times Summer Book of Seasoned adventurer Alastair Humphreys pushes himself to his very limits – busking his way across Spain with a violin he can barely play. In a young Englishman named Laurie Lee arrived in Spain. He had never been overseas; had hardly e. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, written more than thirty years after the events it describes, is an elegant and irresistibly charming portrait of life on the road—first in England, where the familiar landscapes and people somehow made Lee feel far from home, and then in Spain, whose utter foreignness afforded a new kind of comfort.

Born from an expedition culture where it has become important to be the first, fastest and all-out hardest, My Midsummer Morning offers something completely different. Initially, this is because the type of adventure is new for Alastair Humphreys. For a man who has cycled around the globe, rowed the. For a man who has cycled around the globe, rowed the Atlantic and pack-rafted the Arctic, My Midsummer Morning takes a more pedestrian route, following in the footsteps of Laurie Lee, author of Cider with Rosie, who in a lesser-known memoir, busked through Spain with his violin. The problem here is that Humphreys can’t play the violin.


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If Kerouac’s On the Road was the book that inspired me to be an adventurer when I was just a teenager, albeit a cliche, then Humphrey’s My Midsummer Morning is the adult equivalent and a book that shows us that adventure is possible at any stage of life and in any family circumstance, a book that I will read and refer to Midsummer morning book and again/5().

Praise for As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning "Twenty years before Jack Kerouac set off On the Road, Lee left the safety of his rural English home and embarked on a wondrous adventure Lee masterfully evokes the ambiance and tension of Europe on the eve of World War ’s narration is like curling up on one’s grandfather’s lap and listening to stories of being attacked by wolves Cited by: My Midsummer Morning: an honest review First things first, Im not being paid to write this review.

I did receive a free copy of the book from the organiser of my book club, but not in exchange for anything/5. - Cider With Rosie () (published in the U.S. as The Edge of Day ()) - As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning () - A Moment of War () aroundand loved each book.

Just magnificent. InI reread As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (), and I am delighted to report it Midsummer morning book every bit as good as I had remembered/5.

Lee made the same journey in and walked straight into the perfect storm of the Spanish Civil War and described the experience in his rite-of-passage book As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning. Like so many, as a young man, Paul read the book and fell in love with both Spain and Lee.

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My Midsummer Morning Rediscovering A Life of Adventure (Book): Humphreys, Alastair: Seasoned adventurer Alastair Humphreys pushes himself to his very limits--busking his way across Spain with a violin he can barely play.

In a young Englishman named Laurie Lee arrived in Spain. He had never been overseas; had hardly even left the quiet village he grew up in. Nearly a century later, the book Laurie Lee wrote - As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning - inspired Alastair Humphreys.

It made him fall in love with Spain - the landscapes and the spirit. If Kerouac’s On the Road was the book that inspired me to be an adventurer when I was just a teenager, albeit a cliche, then Humphrey’s My Midsummer Morning is the adult equivalent and a book that shows us that adventure is possible at any stage of life and in any family circumstance, a book that I will read and refer to again and again.

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, written more than thirty years after the events it describes, is an elegant and irresistibly charming portrait of life on the road—first in England, where the familiar landscapes and people somehow made Lee feel far from home, and then in Spain, whose utter foreignness afforded a new kind of comfort/5(6).

My Midsummer Morning: Rediscovering a Life of Adventure is available from Alastair Humphrey’s online shop. He’s currently got an offer where you can get a free copy of his book ‘Ten Lessons From the Road’.

Activities: Hiking, Overlanding, Author: Mark Pawlak. Jo Frances: Oh, it’s great to have you on. This book is about your walk across Spain is inspired by another book, ‘As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning‘ by Laurie Lee.

Why this trip and why do you love Lee so much. Alastair: I think those two questions are linked. I loved Laurie Lee’s book, ‘As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning.

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I carried a small rolled-up tent, a violin in a blanket, a change Free shipping over $Cited by: Free download or read online As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning pdf (ePUB) (The Autobiographical Trilogy Series) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Laurie Lee. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this travel, non fiction story are,/5.

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Travel book review: As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, by Laurie Lee The poet’s memoir of his youthful journey through Spain before the Civil War paints a vivid portrait of the country and. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee. Laurie Lee's lyrical account of his voyages as a young man in the s is a masterpiece in English travel writing.

Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English. Brand new Book. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning is the moving follow-up to Laurie Lee's acclaimed Cider with RosieAbandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to London.

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