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3 edition of Love for Lydia. found in the catalog.

Love for Lydia.

H. E. Bates

Love for Lydia.

by H. E. Bates

  • 63 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown & Company in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAn Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Atlantic Monthly Press book
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13535629M
OCLC/WorldCa4724917

Books similar to Love for Lydia Find books like Love for Lydia from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Love for Lydia also liked: South Riding, The Fo.   Edward Richardson meets Lydia, a future heiress. She appears to be very shy and quiet. London Weekend Television dramatization of the H.E. Bates novel. Starring Mel Martin as Lydia .

'Love For Lydia' is basically a handsome Jazz Age soap opera. A highly exuberant and distinguished backdrop for a mini-series endorsed as a romance but in reality a coming of age story. `Love For Lydia', written by H.E. Bates (My Uncle Silas) of Northamptonshire, England is an admonition and harbinger of rural England pre-and post depression.   Love for Lydia by H. E. Bates, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Love for Lydia. Title: Love for Lydia. Author: H. E Bates. Year of publication: We appreciate the impact a good book can have. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - we just had to let you know!Seller Rating: % positive.   Love for Lydia, by H.E. Bates***** Posted on by seattlebookmama. Thank you Net Galley and Bloomsbury Reader for the complimentary DRC. I read multiple books at a time, and I feel a bit sorry for others I read at the same time I read this, because almost everything else looks shabby next to Bates’s work. Those that enjoy great.


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Love for Lydia by H. E. Bates Download PDF EPUB FB2

Love for Lydia is set in the s, in Evensford, a middling town whose economy Love for Lydia. book mostly on tanneries and shoe factories. The book is told in the first person by Edward Richardson, who first encounters the enigmatic Lydia Aspen while working as a reporter for the town’s struggling newspaper/5.

So when NetGalley offered me Love For Lydia, I took it, and was swept away and absorbed from the off. I shall certainly be pursuing an acquaintance with more of Love for Lydia.

book, based on this between the wars set novel, beautifully exploring a Northamptonshire set rural/small town world, the fictional Evensford, as the giddy twenties turns towards the great recession, Hunger Marches, and, later, war/5(46). One of H. Bates’ best-loved and most enduring books, Love for Lydia is an extraordinary tale of love and longing, set against the backdrop of s decadence, and the fall of the English upper classes/5(18).

Love for Lydia [H.E. Bates] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(16). LOVE FOR LYDIA, written by H.E.

Bates (Darling Buds of May, My Uncle Silas) is minutes of one of the best BBC/Masterpiece Theater presentations I've seen. The quality of the DVD transfer is B- but the story is so compelling, the photography so beautiful, and life in rural England in the late 's and early 's is so lovingly depicted that you will probably not care.4/4(22).

First published inLove for Lydia is a poignant look at love through the eyes of a boy growing up. Set amidst the hazy beauty of the English countryside and the crumbling splendour of the British upper classes, Bates demonstrates his ability to capture the complexities of human character, his remarkable talent for contrasting romance against stark reality, and the innocence, joy and sadness of young by: 1.

First published inLove for Lydia is a poignant look at love through the eyes of a boy growing up. Set amidst the hazy beauty of the English countryside and the crumbling splendour of the British upper classes, Bates demonstrates his ability to capture the complexities of human character, his remarkable talent for contrasting romance against stark reality, and the innocence, joy and sadness.

Love for Lydia is the story of the youngest member of an aristocratic family, Lydia Aspen, and the young men from the small English town of Evensford who fall in love with her.

In almost every. London Weekend Television dramatization of the H.E. Bates novel. Starring Mel Martin as Lydia and Christopher Blake as Richardson. Also starring Jeremy Irons, Peter Davison, and Michael Aldridge.

According to Woman's Own, serialization preceded book publication. A young newspaper reporter and three other young men each fall in love with the beautiful Lydia, niece to the once-rich family in the county manor. The novel depicts them at dances and parties as they come of age in the suffocation of village life in the late s.

Love for Lydia by H.E. Bates: one of the best coming-of-age novels I have ever read and filled with delightful descriptions of the English landscape. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

Love for Lydia by H.E. Bates ratings, average rating, 61 reviews Open Preview Love for Lydia Quotes Showing of 1 “But I drew the line, one evening, at Jerry O'Keefe's, the fish-shop where people crammed in late for hot plates of peas.

First published inLove for Lydia is a poignant look at love through the eyes of a boy growing up. Set amidst the hazy beauty of the English countryside and the crumbling splendour of the British upper classes, Bates demonstrates his ability to capture the complexities of human character, his remarkable talent for contrasting romance against stark reality, and the innocence, joy and sadness of Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

LOVE FOR LYDIA by H.E. Bates ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 15, The mist of nostalgia here- and a certain latter day-disenchantment for a return to a lost youth, and a first love for Lydia, whose capricious charms were to destroy as well as affect in a fickle, facile pursuit.

A Love for Lydia book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lydia Cottrell had such dreams for her six half-brothers and sister /5. One of Bates' best-loved and most enduring books, "Love for Lydia" is an extraordinary tale of love and longing, set against the backdrop of s decadence, and the fall of the English upper classes/5(54).

Based on a novel by H.E. Bates, this is a made for British TV miniseries which is available in a seven cassette set. Set in the s in the industrial Midlands (farming area) of England, the story is about a beautiful orphaned heiress. Essentially a poor little rich girl tale. The best part of the book for me was the main character, Richardson.

I love when a character is fully developed and we see the good and the bad, and we find both in Richardson as he deals with his love for Lydia. The book gives a great look into the lives of young people trying to find their way in the world, dealing with first loves and loves.

This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is excitement/10().

First published inLove for Lydia is a poignant look at love through the eyes of a boy growing up. Set amidst the hazy beauty of the English countryside and the crumbling splendour of the British upper classes, Bates demonstrates his ability to capture the complexities of human character, his remarkable talent for contrasting romance.

Love for Lydia. [H E Bates] -- Lydia Aspen harbors a yearning for worldly experience, Lydia is so consumed by her need that she brandishes it as a weapon towards four men who are all passionately in .'An honest and skillfully told love story' - New York Times Lydia - shy, sheltered, beautiful and just nineteen - glides into Evensford one wintry day, stirring up feeling amongst the town's young men.

But it is the young Mr Richardson that she befriends. As winter turns to drowsy summer, his world becomes a wondrous place, full only of Lydia; but a change comes over the once retiring. About Love for Lydia 'An honest and skillfully told love story' - New York Times Lydia - shy, sheltered, beautiful and just nineteen - glides into Evensford one wintry day, stirring up feeling amongst the town's young men.

But it is the young Mr Richardson that she befriends. As winter turns to drowsy summer, his world becomes a wondrous place, full only of Lydia; but a change comes over .