It's the May Day holiday, and a fair has come to the village of Thrush Green.
The residents of Thrush Green all have their own views about the fair. For young Paul, just recovered from an illness, it is a joy to be allowed out to play at the fair; for Ruth, who returned to the soothing tranquillity of Thrush Green nursing a broken heart, the fair is a welcome distraction from her own problems. And for Dr Lovell, the fair brings an unexpected new patient. Then there is Mrs Curdle, the long-standing matriarch of the fair. For her, this year's visit to Thrush Green awakens mixed feelings, and a difficulty she doesn't want to face...
Read by Clare Higgins
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing
Covering one day - the first of May, the day of the annual fair - this novel follows the hopes and dreams and history of various characters in the village. There is a curious mix of careful attention to detail and sweeping summaries of feelings and plans. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
High blood pressure? Stressful job? Crazy life? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, read Thrush Green for a small respite from a hectic, busy, insane world. There is no overwhelming fast ... Read full review