Prue Sarn first saw Kester Woodseaves at a love spinning, and tried to forget that she was hare-shotten and accursed. One night he came to meet her. After the firing of the harvest and the bitterness and violence that Gideon, her brother, brings to the family, only Kester can save Prue.
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Mary Webb need fear no comparison with any writer who has attempted to capture the soul of nature in words ( JOHN BUCHAN)
[Webb] was a great mystic and a master of both "inscape" and landscape. Any dull afternoon in London is lifted by being transported to the Mary Webb country of the Shropshire hills and the Welsh borderland. ( MAIL ON SUNDAY)
*A love story in the tradition of the Brontes and Hardy
*Won the Prix Femina Vie Heureuse in 1925
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140052992