A Place in England

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A Place in England
Author Melvyn Bragg
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Cumbrian Trilogy
Genre Family saga
Publisher Secker & Warburg
Publication date
1970
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 247 pp
ISBN 0-436-06706-4
OCLC 124366
823/.9/14
LC Class PZ4.B8125 Pl PR6052.R263
Preceded by The Hired Man
Followed by Kingdom Come

A Place in England is a novel by Melvyn Bragg, first published in 1970. It is the second part of Bragg's Cumbrian Trilogy.

The story is set predominantly in Thurston (Bragg's name for Wigton), from the 1920s to the 1960s, and follows the life of Joseph Tallentire, a labourer, footman, and eventually publican. Joseph is the son of John Tallentire, the central character of Bragg's The Hired Man, and father of Douglas Tallentire, central character of Kingdom Come.