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by Alice Taylor

  • ISBN: 0863221122
  • Author: Alice Taylor
  • ePub ver: 1907 kb
  • Fb2 ver: 1907 kb
  • Rating: 4.7 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 190
  • Publisher: Brandon Books; First Edn. edition (1990)
  • Formats: mbr txt lit azw
  • Category: Memoris
  • Subcategory: Ethnic & National
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Also by Alice Taylor. Children Of A Changing Time.

Also by Alice Taylor. THIS IS THE story of country living that revolved around the hearth, the family, the farm animals, and the neighbours. The people we lived amongst provided us with companionship, whether out in the fields or around the fire, and the farmyard and household chores gave a pattern to our days. So this is also the story of a changing time, a time when rural Ireland quenched the oil lamp, removed the po from under the bed and threw the black pots and iron kettles under the hedge. We who were the children of the forties came in the fifties into the challenging, exciting world of adolescence.

Quench The Lamp book. Alice Taylor lives in the village of Innishannon in County Cork, in a house attached to the local supermarket and post office. Since her eldest son has taken over responsibility for the shop, she has been able to devote more time to her writing. Alice Taylor worked as a telephonist in Killarney and Bandon.

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A classic memoir from Ireland’s favourite storyteller. Here Taylor follows To School Through The Fields with these equally captivating recollections of family life in pastorial County Cork. Infused with wit and lyricism, the story centres on the 1950's when the author and her friends were teenagers. She describes the past vividly and without complaint as the years of hard labour for herself, parents and siblings, were also filled with fun in the close knit community. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate

Taylor) manages in this small book to evoke aprecious time and place that is quite unforgettable.

If ever a voice has captured the colors, the rhythms, the rich, bittersweet emotions of a time gone by, it is Alice Taylor's. Taylor) manages in this small book to evoke aprecious time and place that is quite unforgettable.

Alice Taylor lives in the village of Innishannon in County Cork, in a house attached to the local supermarket and post office.

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Here Taylor follows To School Through The Fields with these equally captivating recollections of family life in pastorial County Cork.

by. Taylor, Alice, 1938-. Taylor, Alice, 1938-, Country life, Ireland (Republic). Social life, 1949- - Biographies.

A classic memoir from Ireland's favourite storyteller. See an old press overflowing with the linen collection of two generations, the oil lamps and clocks inherited and collected over many years, and the books of people who once lived here

A classic memoir from Ireland's favourite storyteller. See an old press overflowing with the linen collection of two generations, the oil lamps and clocks inherited and collected over many years, and the books of people who once lived here. Alice tells you of the sad loss of her beautiful dogs Kate and Lolly, friends of the heart, and takes you around her village to meet her neighbours, join a meitheal to plant trees, and visit the fairy doors in the nearby wood.

This collection of vignettes continues the story of Taylor's childhood in Ireland-a story begun with her Irish best seller To School Through the Fields ( LJ 3/1/90). Each piece is a quick.

A classic memoir from Ireland's favourite storyteller. Here Taylor follows To School Through The Fields with these equally captivating further recollections of family life in pastorial County Cork. Infused with wit and lyricism, the story centres on the 1950's when the author and her friends were budding teenagers. She describes the past vividly and without complaint as the years of hard labour for herself, parents and siblings, were also filled with fun in the close knit community.
Comments (6)

Tygokasa
Once again, Alice Taylor has written a true story about the trials, tribulations, joyous holiday celebrations and closeness of family members and their neighbors. This book, as well as all of her other ones, is well worth having in one's library.
Thorgaginn
Reminds me of my moms stories about her childhood in Ireland
Kiaile
Interesting book. Enjoyed it a lot
Androwyn
Alice Taylor's works are much like herself, gentle, warm and caring, with a twinkling bit of humor throughout. Quench the Lamp, like To School Through Fields, is Taylor's memory trip through a childhood in an Ireland that has largely disappeared, eaten by the "Riverdance Phenomenon". This is no stage show, this is the real thing, growing up on a farm in an Irish Catholic family, with a strong sense of belonging and doing what is right.

No matter what your age, no matter what your roots, if you enjoy reading about how families get along, how traditions are kept and how love is celebrated, Alice Taylor's works are for you.

Make a pot of tea and enjoy.
Topmen
As late as the 1950s, life in an Irish village doesn't seem to have changed very much, and Alice Taylor conveys its charm in the midst of hard work, and the relationships between the people--her family, "characters" in the village, and other neighbors. Alice Taylor has a perceptive mind, a sharp eye, and a tender heart. This is a great book to enjoy on a winter night with a nice cup of tea. It's like reading a real-life Miss Read novel.
JoldGold
I have read almost all of Alice Taylor's books but this one is my absolute favorite. It is written with humor, warmth and love.

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