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The water gypsies.

A. P. Herbert

The water gypsies.

by A. P. Herbert

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
PaginationsD4.186. n.e.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21546882M
ISBN 10085456845X

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Water Gypsies book. The water gypsies. book Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It isand after a tough childhood in Birmingham, Maryann Bartho /5. The Water Gipsies book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Purchase audio book from Audible here or from Amazon here.

The Water Gypsy was chosen as a finalist in The Wishing Shelf Awards The Water Gypsy Reviews: It really takes you right into the mind of this young girl and you travel with her through all the many ups and downs.

The Water Gipsies by A P Herbert. First edition with its colourful art deco dust wrapper. There are in fact three works of fiction entitled The Water Gipsies whose contents are based on the English canal system.

All three were successful books which interestingly and entirely coincidentally were produced at the very beginning, in the middle of and at the very end of a year period of English Canal Fiction. In her love-life she is torn between another barge-dweller, who is good but a bit slow on the uptake, and a firebrand Socialist reformer, who never tires of telling everyone how things should be.

On top of all The water gypsies. book her sister seems to determined to become as scandalous as possible. This is a heart-warming book, which is also very VERY funny.5/5(2). The Water Dancer is a novel by Ta-Nehisi is his first novel and was published on Septemby One World, an imprint of Random is a surrealist story set in the pre–Civil War South, concerning a superhuman protagonist named Hiram Walker who possesses photographic memory, but who cannot remember his mother, and is able to transport people over long Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

The Water Gypsies Hardcover – Jan. 1 by A. Herbert (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ 5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Print version: Herbert, Alan Patrick, Water gypsies. [S.l.]: Book League of America, [] (OCoLC) Material Type. “Water gypsies” tells a more in-depth story of what life was really like for a boat woman in the s and the hardships that were faced that we perhaps don’t think about now.

I felt there was two main points to the story and the way of life for boat families, where they struggled with. The Water Gypsies by HERBERT, A.P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The canal itself continued, of course, with its banks a leisure resort for the new residents.

From about the canal has become almost entirely devoted to cruising and houseboats ; Fred and Jane would have been the last generation of “water gypsies”. Buy a cheap copy of Water Gypsies book by Annie Murray. It isand after a childhood of suffering in Birmingham, Maryann Bartholomew has built a life of happiness and safety with her husband Joel and their children, Free shipping over $ The Water Gypsies are an exciting and unique band, living and travelling aboard traditional narrow boats on the Kennet and Avon Canal.

They combine the elements of Violin, Bass and two National Guitars to create their own vibrant take on gypsy jazz. The Water Gipsies by Herbert, A P [ Alan Patrick ] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The story concerns the daughters of Albert Bell, an out-of-work Music Hall pit orchestra trumpeter in love with Mrs Higgins, licensee of the local pub.

Daughter number one, Lily, who incidentally loathes her name, is a good-natured good-time girl with no real faith in the opposite sex at all; a fact.

Directed by Maurice Elvey. With Ann Todd, Sari Maritza, Ian Hunter, Peter Hannen. Jane Bell has lived on an old barge moored in the Thames with her feckless father and sister ever since their mother died, but she would prefer her life to be more like the movies -- reality is being courted by an inarticulate canal boatman, Fred Green, and cleaning the studio of a local artist, Bryan, on whom /10(4).

Synopsis It isand after a childhood of suffering in Birmingham, Maryann Bartholomew has built a life of happiness and safety with her husband Joel and their children, working the canals on his narrowboat, the Esther the back-breaking work and constant childbearing take their toll on Maryann, and the tragic loss of her old friend Nancy, followed by a further pregnancy lead.

He was the bass player for influential UK gypsy jazz band Shine and toured the UK and Europe with the band. Ian is the spirit of the Water Gypsies, having lived on boats for many years. His bass playing is the solid underpinning of the bands sound, his rhythmic drive pushing the arrangements to new highs.

I read 'The Water Gypsy' in two sittings and think it is a wonderful debut novel from a very talented writer. (Book lover) I downloaded this book Saturday morning thinking I would read a few pages, do the housework and then come back to it. The housework did not get done as I immediately became engrossed in Tilly's story/5(53).On September 14th the Water Gypsies traveled by boat to appear on BBC Radio Wiltshire.

They broadcast live from Bradford on Avon lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal. The Water Gypsies live on 5/5(2).I thoroughly enjoyed listening to The Water Gypsy; historical romance is one of my favourite genres and I'm very pleased to have discovered this author and and narrator - I will be definitely be looking for more work by both.

The plot runs along smoothly and never really loses pace, gathering momentum to a very satisfying ending.