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The colour of milk

Author: Nell Leyshon
Publisher: London : Fig Tree, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1831 when fifteen-year-old Mary begins the difficult task of telling her story. A scrap of a thing with a sharp tongue and hair the colour of milk, Mary leads a harsh life working on her father's farm alongside her three sisters. In the summer she is sent to work for the local vicar's invalid wife, where the reasons why she must record the truth of what happens to her - and the need to record it so  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nell Leyshon
ISBN: 9780241959541 0241959543 0241959551 9780241959558
OCLC Number: 820779297
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Nell Leyshon.

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The year is eighteen hundred and thirty one when fifteen-year-old Mary begins the difficult task of telling her story. A scrap of a thing with a sharp tongue and hair the colour of milk, Mary leads a  Read more...

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Shocking and haunting. Read it, in one sitting * Spectator * Charming, Bronte-esque, compelling, special and hard to forget. I loved it * Marian Keyes * A small tour de force - a wonderfully Read more...

 
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