They Seek a Country Nail maker John Oakley was born in the town of Dulston but his mother remembered happier origins in the rural village of Grafton Lovett After her death John sets out to find his maternal grandfather

  • Title: They Seek a Country
  • Author: Francis Brett Young
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Nail maker John Oakley was born in the town of Dulston, but his mother remembered happier origins in the rural village of Grafton Lovett After her death John sets out to find his maternal grandfather In 1836 the Enclosure Bill is about to be implemented in Grafton Lovett and John, returning, on foot, from a fruitless visit to Parliament meets some poachers, is arrested aNail maker John Oakley was born in the town of Dulston, but his mother remembered happier origins in the rural village of Grafton Lovett After her death John sets out to find his maternal grandfather In 1836 the Enclosure Bill is about to be implemented in Grafton Lovett and John, returning, on foot, from a fruitless visit to Parliament meets some poachers, is arrested and sentenced to transportation to Van Diemen s Land John jumps ship off the coast of South Africa where he is befriended by the Prinsloos, a family of Dutch origin, who are about to leave their homestead to escape from English rule Oakley, now known as Grafton, accompanies them Throughout the story there is conflict between nations, between families and within families, and yet a love affair develops between John Grafton and Lisbet Prinsloo.

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    1. I have enjoyed several FBY novels before - all of which have been set in the familiar landscape of FBY's mildlands. Having read a biography of FBY I knew he had connections with Africa having served there, and lived there for a time. Several of his novels are set either partly or wholly in Africa and as another bookcrosser gave me a copy of the sequel to They seek a country - I thought I had better read this one so I could later read the sequel. This novel style was easily recognisable - working [...]

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