10 edition of London Child of the 1870"s found in the catalog.
by Oxford Univ Pr
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||148|
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A London Child of the So with A London Child therefore I was very much back in familiar territory, which Liz bought me for Christmas, and is on the Seven Ages of Women list.
Molly Hughes was born Mary Thomas in and she tells us that her childhood memories begin in and end in when the family underwent a seismic change.4/5. A London Child of the s by Molly Hughes A London Child seemed 'the most perfect and moving record of ordinary life in English' and when he re-read it twenty years later 'Molly's book seems to me more painful now than it did when I first read it, but still finer as writing.
Here is an ordinary life rendered truly, and joyfully, with a. A London Child Of The s Audio CD – Janu by Molly Hughes (Author), Celia Montague (Reader) out of 5 stars 13 ratings.
See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(7). Molly Hughes' memoirs, about her childhood in London in the s give a vivid account of what it was like to be a child at that time. The youngest of five children, Molly had four older brothers to contend with/5.
Find books like A London Child of the s from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked A London Child of the s also l. The first in a series of three memoirs.
Molly Hughes writes of her suburban London Victorian family in the s. In this first book she describes her happy childhood, growing up with her 4 brothers. She describes outings in London and holidays with her mother's family in Cornwall.4/5(30).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, M.V. (Mary Vivian), London child of the 's. London: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) "Persephone book ; no.
" "First published as A London child of the Seventies in by Oxford University Press."--Title page verso. Part one of a three-volume record of the life of a middle-class London family, originally published as: A London Child of the Seventies, A London Girl of the eighties and A London home in the ninetiesCf.
A London Child of the s (previously published as A London Child of the Seventies) is the first book in a trilogy that continues with A London Girl of the s and A London Family in the s (though this of course is the only one of the three that Persephone has published/5(6).
A London Child of the s by Molly Hughes Last weekend I really needed a break, something shorter that I could finish quickly. I settled on A London Child in the s by Molly Hughes, which is a nonfiction memoir about her childhood in Victorian London.
It was both delightful and charming -- I loved it. This book was the first of. My book review of 'A London child of the 's' by M. Vivien Hughes. Is a delightful autobiographical addition to Persephone books. It is maybe not as flowing in a literary style, but does capture the essence of a child growing up in a middle class family of that time period.
A London Child of the "s by M. Hughes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A London Child of the s by Molly Hughes Published by Persephone Books Genres: 19th Century, Biography & Autobiography, Family, General, Literary, Victorian Pages: Goodreads ISBN: This post contains affiliate links which you can use to purchase the book.
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It is hardly an exaggeration to say that ‘childhood’ began at about the time of Molly Hughes’ birth in Molly Hughes ends A London Child at a time when life becomes more regulated and challenging: it’s a perfect frame for the end of an idealic childhood.
I did wonder how common Molly’s life was. Though it was rather “ordinary” from my perspective, I wonder how many other girls in the s were nurtured with learning as much as she was. Tagged A London Child of the s, A.N. Wilson, Bluestockings, books, Jane Robinson, lit, Liza Picard, Molly Hughes, The Victorians, To Read, Victorian London, Victorian London: The Life of a City Leave a comment.
A similar sense of child-like pleasure in life's many curious twists and turns is one of the things that makes this book such a pleasure. A London Child of the s is the memoir of Molly Hughes, the youngest of five children, and only daughter, of a middle class family living in Islington in the s.
Her first book, About England, was published in She died in Johannesburg, South Africa in Reputation. Hughes is best known for a series of four memoirs, A London Child of the s, A London Girl of the s, A London Home in the s, and A London Family Between the Wars.
Hughes's stated purpose in these books is "to show that. A London Child of the 's, by Molly Hughes My book review of 'A London child of the 's' by M. Vivien Hughes. Is a delightful autobiographical addition to Persephone books.
It is maybe not as flowing in a literary style, but does capture the essence of a child growing up in. Located in London, near Natural History Museum London, Victoria and Albert Museum and Stamford Bridge Stadium, s Victorian House features free WiFi.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: A London Child of the 's by Molly Hughes *Be warned, there is a spoiler* Reading this book reminded me of being a child myself and spending ages inspecting gravel on the drive for fossils.
It was so refreshing to spend time reading about children who were not dashed off to some sort of activity every day and were left to their imagination.