Book review: ‘At the Yeoman’s House’ by Ronald Blythe

Short book about veteran author’s extremely old house.

‘At the Yeoman’s House’ by Ronald Blythe

Ronald Blythe is one of my favourite writers. I read this short book in a single sitting.

Blythe writes and ruminates about the history of his old yeoman’s farmhouse in Suffolk, the previous owner of which was his close friend the artist John Nash.

This is far from a meaty book, but it’s as enjoyable as Blythe’s other wonderful works. As an added bonus, the quality of the paper in my hardback edition was fabulous—an increasingly rare treat in British books these days.


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