Set during World War I, this book tells the story of Alice Hawthorne and her love for the handsome young gamekeeper Tom Dwerryhouse. It is also the story of the entanglements and rivalries of the two families who separately employ Alice and Tom.
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Praise for Elizabeth Elgin:
‘A story of passion, faith and class in Yorkshire. Unforgettable characters.’
‘Rich and vibrant blockbuster of a novel, brimming with drama and romance.’
Manchester Evening News
'A poignant, powerful saga that will stay in your memory long after you've read it.'
Woman and Home
'Once again Elizabeth Elgin has used her personal knowledge to fill it with the vivid kind of detail to keep her readers happy.'
Yorkshire Evening Post
Elizabeth Elgin served in the WRNS during the Second World War. She met her husband on board a submarine depot ship. A keen gardener, she had two daughters, five grandsons and a great-granddaughter. She lived in a village in the Vale of York until her death in 2005.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Yes, with plastic cover. Some wear to bottom edges of cover boards. Dust jacket has slight chipping at the base of the spine. Book is square. Hinge is visible at verso to back end paper. Contents are clean throughout. . Bookseller Inventory # 3958
Book Description HarperCollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. One small gap between the inside front cover and the opening page, hence acceptable. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good reading copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0003785976
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1993. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP14340490