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Black sheep

Author: Susan Hill
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brother 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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hill
ISBN: 9780099539568 009953956X
OCLC Number: 890160500
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2013.
Awards: Short-listed for East Anglian Book Award for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Description: 135 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Susan Hill.

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`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. For Rose  Read more...

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"Powerful... Poignant, bleak and haunting, this is a small masterpiece" * Sunday Mirror * "Compulsively readable" * Irish Examiner * "Hill deploys her not inconsiderable power to weave a haunting Read more...

 
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