Black Sheep

Black Sheep

Book - 2013
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A novel about the lives of the men and women of Mount of Zeal, a blackened and grimy coal-mining village, and two of its children, Ted and Rose Howker, both of whom suffer tragedy.
Publisher: London Chatto and Windus, 2013.
ISBN: 9780701184216
Characteristics: 135 pages ;,21 cm


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Dec 20, 2015

Incredible! Not a comma out of place!

Just when you think things can't get any more bleak, they do. Susan Hill's the Rohinton Mistry of the coal mine.

mayfairlady Dec 30, 2014

quite a shift from her detective fiction - very dark, hopeless and sad

Nov 28, 2013

This book is horrible, with misery on every page and a ghastly ending. The bad guys come out unscathed and the good guys are cruelly punished. There are a couple of turns of the plot that are simply not credible and this reader did not appreciate being expected to believe that the character concerned would take this course of action. I am very disappointed in the author and will be sticking to her detective stories only from now on.

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