Best tales of rural life

A Listmania! list by CP James "CPJ" (London)
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Kisses on a Postcard: A Tale of Wartime Childhood
1.  Kisses on a Postcard: A Tale of Wartime Childhood by Terence Frisby
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  "Moving, often funny account of a WW2 evacuee"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

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Wolf Hall
2.  Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
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  "Intrigue in the reign of Henry VIII"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,179 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Dog's Life
3.  A Dog's Life by Martin Clunes
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  "Delightful exploration of the bond between man and dog"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

A Place In My Country: In Search Of A Rural Dream
4.  A Place In My Country: In Search Of A Rural Dream by Ian Walthew
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  "Elegiac account of an England that is dying"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Gypsy Boy
5.  Gypsy Boy by Mikey Walsh
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  "Brilliant, bittersweet, reads like a fairytale"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (321 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Blue Skies & Black Olives: A survivor's tale of housebuilding and peacock chasing in Greece
6.  Blue Skies & Black Olives: A survivor's tale of housebuilding and peacock chasing in Greece by John Humphrys
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  "Tale of a renovation overlooking the Aegean"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Heatherley: The Lost Sequel to "Lark Rise to Candleford"
7.  Heatherley: The Lost Sequel to "Lark Rise to Candleford" by Flora Thompson
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  "In the best tradition of sequels"
£7.95   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Now Then Lad...: Tales of a country bobby
8.  Now Then Lad...: Tales of a country bobby by Mike Pannett
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  "Touching, gripping, hilarious tales of a country copper"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews)

Reasons Not to Move to the Country: One Woman's Calamitous Attempt to Live the Rural Dream
9.  Reasons Not to Move to the Country: One Woman's Calamitous Attempt to Live the Rural Dream by Judy Rumbold
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  "Calamitous tale of an escape to country living"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Exmoor Files: How I Lost A Husband And Found Rural Bliss
10.  The Exmoor Files: How I Lost A Husband And Found Rural Bliss by Liz Jones
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  "Hilarious truth about country life"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Tent, the Bucket and Me
11.  The Tent, the Bucket and Me by Emma Kennedy
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  "Hilarious account of growing up in the 70s"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (296 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Village Green Affair (TURNHAM MALPAS)
12.  The Village Green Affair (TURNHAM MALPAS) by Rebecca Shaw
The list author says:
  "Humour and drama and village life"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Up With the Larks: Starting Again in Cornwall: My First Year as a Seaside Postie
13.  Up With the Larks: Starting Again in Cornwall: My First Year as a Seaside Postie by Tessa Hainsworth
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  "Starting over in idyllic Cornwall"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Wideacre (Wideacre Trilogy)
14.  Wideacre (Wideacre Trilogy) by Philippa Gregory
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  "Passion and intrigue in eighteenth-century rural England"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)

Some Lessons in Gaelic
15.  Some Lessons in Gaelic by McCawley Grange
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  "Growing up in rural Ireland"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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