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I can't stay long

I can't stay long

Lee, Laurie, author

'I Can't Stay Long' contains a collection of writings by Laurie Lee on various subjects that have moved him, including his Gloucester childhood and things that he saw on his travels

Paperback, Large print, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Laurie Lee
ISBN: 0241237173, 9780241237175
Note: Originally published: London: André Deutsch, 1975.
Physical Description: 1 volume
Subject: Lee, Laurie.; Literature.

Author note

Laurie Lee has written some of the best-loved travel books in the English language. Born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, in 1914, he was educated at Slad village school and Stroud Central School. At the age of nineteen he walked to London and then travelled on foot through Spain, where he was trapped by the outbreak of the Civil War. He later returned by crossing the Pyrenees, as he recounted inA Moment of War.

Laurie Lee published four collections of poems:The Sun My Monument(1944),The Bloom of Candles(1947),My Many-Coated Man(1955) andPocket Poems(1960). His other works includeThe Voyage of Magellan(1948),The Firstborn(1964),I Can't Stay Long(1975), andTwo Women(1983). He also wrote three bestselling volumes of autobiography:Cider with Rosie(1959), which has sold over six million copies worldwide,As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning(1969) andA Moment of War(1991).