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Title: BLACK SHEEP
By: Susan Hill
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £7.99


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ISBN 10: 1448190231
ISBN 13: 9781448190232
Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 24 October, 2013
Pages: 144
Translated from: English
Description: This village is called Mount of Zeal. It's built in a bowl like an amphitheatre, with the winding gear where the stage would be. The pit lies below. Ted Howker's school is on the edge of Lower Terrace next to the chapel. Ted and his father and his brothers live in Middle. In the beginning: a household of men, all of whom work in the pit..
Synopsis: `Powerful... Poignant, bleak and haunting, this is a small masterpiece' Sunday MirrorBrother and sister, Ted and Rose Howker, grew up in Mount of Zeal, a mining village blackened by coal. They know nothing of the outside world, though both of them yearn for escape. For Rose this comes in the form of love, while Ted seizes the chance of a job away from the pit. But neither can truly break free and their decisions bring with them brutal consequences... `Gripping all the way to its unexpected end' Spectator
Publication: UK
Imprint: Vintage Digital
Prizes: Short-listed for East Anglian Book Award for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Returns: Non-returnable
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