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The view in winter : reflections on old age

Author: Ronald Blythe
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Personal Narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Blythe
ISBN: 071390738X 9780713907384
OCLC Number: 6126135
Description: 319 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A nice little blaze: the district nurse --
An incorrigible idyll: the crossing-keeper's son --
Better to travel: the farmer --
A silence falls: the farrier --
A formidable acceptance: the farm foreman's daughter --
A glimpse of the duke: the gamekeeper --
The old man of the new age: the chauffeur-mechanic --
In the sixth form --
Mrs. Robbins, matron of the country council home --
Keeping an eye and an ear: the home-help --
The old leading the old: the retired engineer --
George, the walking wounded --
Douglas Haig's batman --
The Suffolk recruit --
The artilleryman --
Frederick the Francophile --
The wounded lieutenant --
The legend wears thin: the Major --
The longest marriage in the valley --
Greedy for daylight: the miner's mother --
Running out of words: the repairer's widow --
Rough journey: the miner and his wife. "A comma in your thinking": the hill farmer and his wife --
A need to talk about it: the schoolmaster --
Round the world and back again: the Don --
Helen, the Montessori teacher --
Frank, the civil engineer --
The senior consultant --
Alfred gets to India --
Michael, the character-actor and Fabian --
Walter lets the side down --
Coming down in the world: Lady Thelma --
The flight of fervour: Father Michael --
The flight of certainty: Father Edmund --
Having nothing: Father Luke --
The flight of energy: Father Stephen --
Going out good: Colonel Hardy, S.A. --
Is there anybody there? The spiritual healer --
It can't go on: the clergyman's widow.
Responsibility: Ronald Blythe.

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