The story of Thomas, a shy, frail orphan boy who goes to live with foster parents on an isolated croft on an island in the Hebrides.
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Lillian Beckwith (Lillian Comber) was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in 1916. She went to live in the Hebrides before the Second World War and stayed there for nearly twenty years, living first on Elgol, Isle of Skye, and later on the nearby and smaller Isle of Soay. Her hilarious initiation into crofting life is captured in the heart warming book 'The Hills is Lonely'. She acquired her own cottage, and living and working on her own croft gave rise to a series of magical Hebridean books such as 'The Sea For Breakfast'. She retired to the Isle of Man, where she died in 2004.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091554705
Book Description Hutchinson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0091554705 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1035302