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The Cuckoos Of Batch Magna

by Peter Maughan

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Bewrite Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8772000M
    ISBN 101904492460
    ISBN 109781904492467
    OCLC/WorldCa228194132

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The Cuckoos Of Batch Magna by Peter Maughan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cuckoos of Batch Magna is a tale of the old ways holding on for dear life in the face of the threat of modernisation, development, progress – the usual caper. The setting is somewhere in rural Shropshire, centering on an old estate gone to seed, and even more so, the river which runs past – the River Cluny/5().

The Cuckoos of Batch Magna (The Batch Magna Chronicles Book 1) - Kindle edition by Maughan, Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Cuckoos of Batch Magna (The Batch Magna Chronicles Book 1)/5(86).

The Cuckoos of Batch Magna (Peter Maughan) Sir Humphrey Miles Pinkerton, Squire of Batch Magna gives his rotting estate to a distant relative Humph (An American). Humph decides to make a huge profit by changing the backwater of Batch Magna into a theme park image of rural England/5.

Welcome to Batch Magna, a place where anything might happen. And often does When Sir Humphrey Strange, 8th Baronet and squire of Batch Magna, departs this world for the Upper House, what’s left of his estate passes, through the ancient law of entailment, to distant relative Humph, an amiable, overweight short-order cook from the Bronx.

" The Cuckoos of Batch Magna is The Wind in the Willows for grown-ups - or for grown-ups who are still children at heart. It's described on its cover as the best novel of rustic rogery since The Darling Buds of May, another book I loved. It shares that book's lovely descriptive writing, eccentric characters and love of the countryside.

I enjoyed The Cuckoos Of Batch Magna. It is very well written, engaging and amusing. The basic story is pretty well-worn: a secluded rural idyll populated by a colourful group of often eccentric people, has its way of life threatened by an incomer bent on changing everything with a view to profit and “progress.”.

Blurb: The Cuckoos of Batch Magna When Sir Humphrey Miles Pinkerton Strange, 8th baronet and huntin’ shooting’ and fishin’ squire of the village of Batch Magna in the Welsh Marches, departs this world for the Upper House (as he had long vaguely thought of it, where God no doubt presides in ermine over a Heaven as reassuringly familiar as White’s or Boodle’s), what’s left of his.

The Cuckoos of Batch Magna, now a Kindle edition under The Cluny Press imprint, is the first in the series (its sequels, Sir Humphrey of Batch Hall, and The Batch Magna Caper, are also now available on Amazon), a novel recollected in tranquility - or any rate in late middle : Peter Maughan.

'The Cuckoos of Batch Magna is reminiscent of H. Bates' autobiographical book, Down the River and other great literary works set on the river, both urban and rural: George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss, Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, Joyce Carey's The Horse's Mouth, Penelope Fitzgerald's Offshore, Graham Swift's Waterland, and Iain Sinclair's Downriver, for starters.

“These books are such fun, darkly comic and full of great characters. Batch Magna is a place I would love to find, and the river sounds idyllic.” “Hurrah for Batch Magna, Humphrey and friends.” “I loved this book.

It’s lyrical and very amusing, with all the charm of an. When Sir Humphrey Strange, 8th baronet and squire of Batch Magna departs this world for the Upper House (as he vaguely thought of it, where God no doubt presides in ermine over a Heaven as reassuringly familiar as White’s or Boodle’s), what’s left of his estate passes, through the ancient law of entailment, to distant relative Humph, an amiable, overweight short-order cook from the Bronx.4/5.

Buy The Cuckoos of Batch Magna (The Batch Magna Chronicles) by Peter Maughan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(79).

Snails Eye Island – that is where you should spend your next wee while. Learn some Welsh words and phrases. Buy ‘The Cuckoos of Batch Magna’ forthwith or at least sometime soon. Leila Smith for The Kindle Book Review.

The Kindle Book Review received a free copy of this book for an independent, fair and honest review. Peter Maughan is an ex-actor, fringe theatre director and script writer.

He is married and lives in the Welsh Marches, the borderland between England and Wales, and the backdrop to the Batch Magna series of novels, set in a village cut off from whatever the 4/5. The Cuckoos of Batch Magna (Batch Magna Chronicles, book 1) by Peter Maughan - book cover, description, publication : Peter Maughan.

The Cuckoos of Batch Magna by Peter Maughan is an amusing “comedy of errors.”The cuckoos are actually the characters in the book.

Batch Magna is a small, close-knit village on the border between England and of the property is owned by the General who dies and leaves it all to a distant American nephew, Sir Humphrey Strange. The Cuckoos of Batch Magna is the Wind in the Willows for grown-ups - or for grown-ups who are still children at heart.

It's described on its cover as the best novel of rustic roguery since The Darling Buds of May, which is also a book I love/5(). The Cuckoos of Batch Magna by Peter MAUGHAN pages Ebook Published by Endeavour Press Ltd.

in In full compliance with FTC Guidelines, I received this book as a free ebook from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was in no way compensated for this post, and the thoughts are. Title: The Cuckoos Of Batch Magna. Catalogue Number: Format: BOOK. The Cuckoos of Batch Magna, Sir Humphrey of Batch Hall plus The Famous Cricket Match (Batch Magna #2), The Batch Magna Caper (The Batch Magna Novels Boo Series Works: Sir Humphrey of Batch Hall plus The Famous Cricket Match, The Ghost of Artemus Strange.

Find books like The Cuckoos of Batch Magna from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Cuckoos of Batch Magna also lik.Welcome to Batch Magna, a village in the borderlands of the Welsh Marches, in a river valley lost among its ancient wooded hillsides and twisting high-banked lanes on a road to nowhere in particular, and in no particular hurry to get there.

Peopled with eccentric characters, Peter Maughan’s Batch Magna is a unforgettable place where seemingly almost anything is possible.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Cuckoos of Batch Magna (The Batch Magna Novels Book 1) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.