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The tower

Author: Tristan Hughes
Publisher: Cardigan : Parthian, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Tower is where Nain found the old miller hanging on the eve of the second war like one of his old floury smocks from the rafters. Jack Cucu, back from Burma with more than the fever in his brain was its sentinel. Jack's son, together with his sweetheart scared themselves silly there in the days before the place and his place in her heart went cold. And now the tower's getting tarted up for Derrick Dallas by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tristan Hughes
ISBN: 1902638360 9781902638362
OCLC Number: 54903658
Description: 149 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tristan Hughes.

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In seven prose pieces, this collection depicts the breakdown of human relationships among Anglesey characters who live in the shadow of a tower that throws its shadow over them.  Read more...

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