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Anthony Longden s essay in Slightly Foxed on this long out of print book persuaded me to seek out a second hand copy I read it in a day.It s a gentle story written and set shortly after the Second World War A group of six friends and a couple of young children , ground down by wartime urban living, decide to club together to live communally in a large country house in Kent, which they had loved at first sight Adam describes the mostly humorous, but sometimes poignant, serirs of adventures an Anthony Longden s essay in Slightly Foxed on this long out of print book persuaded me to seek out a second hand copy I read it in a day.It s a gentle story written and set shortly after the Second World War A group of six friends and a couple of young children , ground down by wartime urban living, decide to club together to live communally in a large country house in Kent, which they had loved at first sight Adam describes the mostly humorous, but sometimes poignant, serirs of adventures and disasters which follow The characters feel absolutely complete and true to life in a fashion that is rarely true in a book this short Adam s story naturally describes the rapid change in social s over the post war period this was particularly interesting and eye opening for me as someone who didn t live through it This story of love for a house is a neat allegory for romantic love, and viewed in that light the imagery seems all thebeautiful.I have no idea whether this book is entirely fiction or whether it is based on Adam s experiences This is not the sort of book I would typically pick up, but I thoroughly enjoyed it and should properly thank Anthony for the recommendation [[ DOWNLOAD BOOK ]] ↾ A House in the Country ☜ A humorous look at a group of friends living together in a former manor house although this wasn t as happy and full of golden sunshine and successful making do and prospering as I would have liked, it was an engrossing read. Such a great premise, but it wasn t at all what I hoped it would be Still, I persisted.