Flora Thompson

(1876—1947) author

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is remembered for her autobiographical trilogy Lark Rise to Candleford (1945), published originally as Lark Rise (1939), Over to Candleford (1941), and Candleford Green (1943), works which evoke through the childhood memories and youth of third‐person ‘Laura’ a vanished world of agricultural customs and rural culture.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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