A ‘Determined Suicide’ at Slad

By Richard Bond

Issue 12, Spring 2004 pp 12-14

The village of Slad in Gloucestershire is best known as the childhood home, and final resting place, of the poet and author Laurie Lee (1914-1997). His early years were captured, famously, in Cider with Rosie, a series of evocative tales of village life. In this short article, Bond focuses on the mysterious death of a local person, and the series of events which transpired in pursuit of its cause.

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