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The Bells of Burracombe reader ô ô ❮EPUB❯ ✵ The Bells of Burracombe (Devon Ser.) Author Lilian Harry – Gwairsoft.co.uk The beginning of the beloved village series from Sunday Times bestselling author Lilian HarryWhen Stella Simmons comes to the Devonshire village of Burracombe to start her teaching career she is aloneFair Stella tries with the help of artist Luke Ferris to find her sister But Luke has his own troublesTHE BELLS OF BURRACOMBE begins the story of life in a Devonshire village in the 1950s and shows us a picture of Britain coming to terms with the aftermath of the Second World War and entering a new decade As good a read and full of historical facts as all of her books This is one of the DevonDartmoor based books which really show her love of the moor

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The beginning of the beloved village series from Sunday Times bestselling author Lilian HarryWhen Stella Simmons comes to the Devonshire village of Burracombe to start her teaching career she is alone in the world Orphaned as child and brought up in a children's home she was separated from her sister Muri Warm easy to read Liked the main character and the others she meets Good historical references to the Festival of Britain Interesting bits about the changing society just after the war For example one woman wants to expand her life having had responsibility during the war But on returning home her father expects her to keep house and look after him Her brother should inherit the estate but has no interest in doing so The older brother who had always expected to inherit dies in the war and the father assumes that the younger son will take on that responsibility without allowing for his younger son's own interests and needs The son believes that the age of big estates is over and that the estate should be broken down into smaller lots and sold off a prospect which his father cannot comprehend Also interesting pieces about schooling and teaching in that era Sounds rather sweet and nothing like today's schools Nature walks for example do they still do those or has the spectre of Health Safety terrified teachers out of taking their children anywhere so dangerous as into 'nature'?The story about being evacuated from London and split up from her sister is moving and I believe uite a realistic possibility My own mother and her brother were evacuated to different places The view spoiler'lost sister' turning out to be connected to the village and turning up at the end of the book hide spoiler

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The Bells of Burracombe Devon Ser El and has never been able to trace herStella is soon caught up in the life of the village and especially in the plans for celebrating the Festival of Britain As headmistress Miss Kemp and vicar Basil Harvey try to keep the peace between villagers who all have their own ideas for the proposed pageant and This is the first book in Lilian Harry's series about the villagers of Burracombe an idyllic village in Devon set in the 1950s Stella Simmons who first appeared in the April Grove series set in Portsmouth as a girl who along with her sister Muriel lost both parents in the war has now ualified as a school teacher and gets a job at the school in Burracombe village This is a lovely gentle story about all the villagers and a good piece of escapism to simpler times