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The Glad Summer Jeffery Farnol

The Glad Summer

Jeffery Farnol

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215 pages
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When Nicholas Harbourne unexcpectedly inherited the Harbourne baronetcy and fortune he decided to stay incognito among his tenants to discover how they lived-and so met the lovely Joanne, who was valiantly running her farm under difficulties not ofMoreWhen Nicholas Harbourne unexcpectedly inherited the Harbourne baronetcy and fortune he decided to stay incognito among his tenants to discover how they lived-and so met the lovely Joanne, who was valiantly running her farm under difficulties not of her own making.As the story progresses we meet Aunt Jemima and little Priscilla, who take Nicholas to their hearts for the man he is- the dessolute Lord Wolverton, who hates him for the same reason and is trying to blackmail Joanne into marriage- Bill the carter- George the ploughman- Joe the cowman and the other characters who live in the Sussex that Jeffery Farnol loves.How Nicholas makes his friends lives happier and fuller-and his own at the same time, how he works as a handyman on Joannes farm, how he outwits and outfights Wolverton, how he learns to say the words which are the key to his and Joannes happiness and how he says them-and where-is unfolded smoothly, and yet on occasion unexpectedly, in the inimitable Farnol style which makes you feel you are living in the story and that the characters are people you know personally.The Glad Summer is set in the early years of Queen Victorias reign when life moved more slowly, but the main desire in peoples hearts was the same as it is today-to live fully and in peace and happiness.This is one of Jeffery Farnols most delightful books, and one which every Farnol fan will want to possess.