A glimpse of life in the eighteenth century in the North of England, told through the lives of Ann and Polly Langtoft. The family live and work in the shadow of smouldering fires formed in the creation of alum. The life is hard, at times desperate; a landslide leaves them homeless and the King's Press Gang threatens to take their brother. This moving tale of personal courage and community strength brings the past to life with touching humanity.
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‘Theresa Tomlinson shows how deeply absorbing the historical novel can be…a miniature masterpiece.’ -- The Times Educational Supplement, 27 July, 2001
‘Tomlinson relies on “real” events for shock value in her short, punchy and emotionally strong novels.’ -- The Times, 11 July ,2001
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Book Description Red Fox, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rapidly dispatched worldwide from our clean, automated UK warehouse within 1-2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000012590
Book Description RED FOX, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99409127
Book Description RED FOX, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099409127