All Among the Barley
  • Pages: 352
  • ISBN: 9781408897973
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Binding: Paperback

All Among the Barley

Melissa Harrison
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All Among the Barley is set on a farm in Suffolk just before the Second World War, and introduces a girl on the cusp of adulthood.

The autumn of 1933 is the most beautiful Edie Mather can remember, although the Great War still casts its shadow over the fields and villages around her beloved home, Wych Farm. Constance FitzAllen arrives from London to document fading rural traditions and beliefs. For Edie, the glamorous and worldly outsider appears to be a godsend. But there is more to the older woman than meets the eye. As harvest time approaches and pressures mount on the entire community, Edie must find a way to trust her instincts and save herself from disaster.

‘A powerful and lyrical coming-of-age story from a writer who is fast establishing herself as one of the best contemporary exponents of the pastoral novel’ Observer



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