This is a completion of the trilogy that also contains "Wolf Solent" and "A Glastonbury Romance". Through the apparently small scale nature of the lives of the characters run tumultuous themes, played out against the scandal that surrounds a local vivisection laboratory.
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'Thousands of baby boom readers who grew up with Tolkein now want to spend their mature adulthood with the chronicles of Powys' --Independent
An intricate, provocative and living example of the novel which takes people as it finds them... The cool, calm impersonability of 'Weymouth Sands', and the author's all but diabolical power to peer beneath the surface, combine to make it a book of moment --New York Times
John Cowper Powys is the author of ten novels, including 'A Glastonbury Romance', as well as many works of criticism and philosophy. Born in Derbyshire, England, he was the son of a vicar, and a descendant of the poets Donne and Cowper.
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Book Description Penguin USA, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140286470