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A memoir from the popular Saturday Times country columnist - the enchanting story of a lifetime love affair with the countryside

Twenty years ago a young Londoner named Lucy arrived in the Dorset countryside as a rather bemused bride. She knew nothing of the great outdoors and blithely agreed to spend her honeymoon harvesting. Her rural education was to be a fast and frantic one.
This is the story of a woman who began rural life in romance, raised a family in the farmyard, was left by her husband just as her name was being made as a columnist for the countryside, and found a whole new life for herself in hills and valleys she had come to love.
Inspired by Lucy Pinney's popular columns for the Times, this bewitching bucolic romp is a glorious combination of Bridget Jones, I Don't Know How She Does It and Gervase Phinn.
She became a farmer's wife for love of the farmer, but can Lucy's relationship with the countryside survive two decades, divorce and more mud than she ever dreamed possible?

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Irresistibly funny

Woman & Home

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    9781409004240

    December 1, 2010

    Ebury Digital

    352 pages

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  • A Country Wife
    Lucy Pinney

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    9780091891862

    July 15, 2005

    Ebury Press

    352 pages

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