As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (No. 54)
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning - SFE No. 54, holding image
  • Format: 170 x 110mm
  • Illustrations: Original black and white drawings by Leonard Rosoman
  • Publication date: 1 March 2021
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Genre: Memoir
  • Binding: Cloth hardback
  • Trimmings: Coloured endpapers; silk ribbon, head- & tailband; gold blocking to spine; blind blocking to front
  • NB: Hand-numbered limited edition of 2,000
  • ISBN: 9781910898536
  • Preface: TBC
  • Number in SFE series: SFE no. 54
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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (No. 54) - Release date: 1 March 2021

Laurie Lee
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When Laurie Lee set out on foot from his home in the Gloucestershire village of Slad one midsummer morning in 1935 he was 19 and off to see the world with only his violin for company. So began a year of wandering that eventually took him from the North to the South of Spain, a country in which life had barely changed since the Middle Ages but which was now on the brink of a bitter civil war. The adventure that began as a romantic dream ended somewhat ignominiously, but it inspired Lee to produce this brilliant and darkly haunting account of a vanished Spain, and return to fight on the Republican side not long after.

Illustrated by Leonard Rosoman.

‘There’s a formidable, instant charm in the writing that genuinely makes it difficult to put the book down.’ New Statesman

‘A beautiful piece of writing.’ Observer

‘He writes like an angel and conveys the pride and vitality of the humblest Spanish life with unfailing sharpness, zest and humour.’ Sunday Times



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