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Crace, Jim, author

As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. A trio of outsiders - two men and a dangerously magnetic woman - arrive on the woodland borders and put up a makeshift camp. That same night, the local manor house is set on fire. Over the course of seven days, Walter Thirsk sees his hamlet unmade: the harvest blackened by smoke and fear, the new arrivals cruelly punished, and his neighbours held captive on suspicion of witchcraft. But something even darker is at the heart of his story, and he will be the only man left to tell it... Timeless yet singular, mythical yet deeply personal, this beautiful novel of one man and his unnamed village speaks for a way of life lost for ever

Large print, Book. English. Suspense fiction. Large type books.
Large print edition.
Published Leicester: Thorpe, 2014
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30131045176119 FICTION Large print adult fiction Available
  • Chipping Barnet – Earliest copy due back 26th March 2019

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30131045176234 FICTION Large print adult fiction Overdue (was due back 26th March 2019)


Statement of responsibility: Jim Crace
ISBN: 1444820176, 9781444820171
Intended audience: Adult.
Physical Description: 272 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series: Charnwood
Subject: Witchcraft England Fiction.; Farmers England Fiction.; Villages England Fiction.