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The Darling Buds of May

(1958)
(A book in the Pop Larkin series)
A novel by

 
 
This novel centres on the Larkin family, who live in Kent "somewhere at the end of a rainbow". When an ernest young tax official turns up one hot May afternoon in 1957 to investigate Pop's income tax contributions, he is bewitched by eldest daughter Mariette.

Genre: General Fiction

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Used availability for H E Bates's The Darling Buds of May

Hardback Editions

January 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May: The Pop Larkin Chronicles
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-688-11960-3 / 978-0-688-11960-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Morrow
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May 1992 : UK Hardback
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Title: Darling Buds of May (Windsor Selections S.)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7451-7438-8 / 978-0-7451-7438-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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January 1992 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May Book of the Seasons
Author(s): H E Bates, Neil Philip
ISBN: 0-7181-3612-8 / 978-0-7181-3612-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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February 1968 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-85456-724-0 / 978-0-85456-724-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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December 1958 : UK Hardback
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Title: Darling Buds of May
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7181-0090-5 / 978-0-7181-0090-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Darling Buds Of May
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-4448-3720-6 / 978-1-4448-3720-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May - A Comedy (Acting Edition S.)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-573-01751-4 / 978-0-573-01751-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Samuel French
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October 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: PLPR3:Darling Buds of May & MP3 Pack (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
Author(s): H Bates
ISBN: 1-4479-2544-0 / 978-1-4479-2544-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: PLPR3:Darling Buds of May NEW: Level 3 (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
Author(s): H Bates
ISBN: 1-4058-6769-8 / 978-1-4058-6769-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May: Book 1 (The Larkin Family Series)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-14-102967-6 / 978-0-14-102967-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 1980 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May (The Larkin Family Series)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-14-001602-3 / 978-0-14-001602-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 1995 : UK Paperback

Title: The Darling Buds of May (Penguin Readers Level 3)
Author(s): H E Bates, Derek Strange
ISBN: 0-14-081468-X / 978-0-14-081468-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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November 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May: The Pop Larkin Chronicles/3 Novels in 1 (Pbs Tie-In)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-06-097596-2 / 978-0-06-097596-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perennial
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December 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Darling Buds of May (Paragon Softcover Large Print Books)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7451-3379-7 / 978-0-7451-3379-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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March 1991 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Darling Buds of May
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-14-013934-6 / 978-0-14-013934-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

September 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Darling Buds of May
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-09-401296-3 / 978-1-09-401296-4
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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September 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Darling Buds of May (The Larkin Novels)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-09-401295-5 / 978-1-09-401295-7
Publisher: Naxos and Blackstone Publishing
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February 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: The Darling Buds of May Lib/E
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-09-401294-7 / 978-1-09-401294-0
Publisher: Naxos
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December 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Bates:Darling Buds Of May [Philip Franks] [NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS: NA0246] (The Larkin Novels)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-84379-998-7 / 978-1-84379-998-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Naxos Audio Books
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October 2013 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: PLPR3:Darling Buds of May MP3 for pack (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
Author(s): H Bates
ISBN: 1-4479-2202-6 / 978-1-4479-2202-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson Longman
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May 1998 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Darling Buds of May: Two Original TV Episodes
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-897861-30-3 / 978-1-897861-30-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Music Collection International
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December 1993 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Darling Buds of May (Audiobook)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-85848-141-4 / 978-1-85848-141-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Listen for Pleasure
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November 1986 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Darling Buds of May: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7451-5780-7 / 978-0-7451-5780-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2006 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Darling Buds of May: Book 1 (The Larkin Family Series)
Author(s): H E Bates
Publisher: Penguin
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