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The Campaign

The Vanished World

First Published in 1969 by Michael Joseph.

Part one of H.E.'s autobiography.

"The Vanished World is the best thing H.E. Bates has given us in a long time."
Michael Ratcliffe, The Times

"The Vanished World is a small gem, a book to be cherished, masterly of its kind. In it H.E. Bates has isolated a moment in time and place, and captured it forever."
Dr. William Peden

"Few writers have a more exact feel for texture - of a flower, a face, a silence - and it is this that has value"
Peter Vansittart, Spectator

"... Beautifully written, nostalgic and lyrical in its love of the countryside."
Mervyn Payne, Eastern Daily Press

Currently in print as An Autobiography (The Vanished World/The Blossoming World/The World in Ripeness with Methuen.

Buy it now from Waterstones

Buy it now from Amazon.co.uk

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