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Glitter of Mica By Jessie Kesson

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An unforgettable portrait of a world that has now vanished forever, Glitter of Mica is a moving evocation of a close-knit rural community in the first half of the 20th century.
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Glitter of Mica by Jessie Kesson

In the parish of Caldwell, in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire, life goes on much as it always has done for those who work on the land. Isolated and inward looking, it is a place where no one challenges the way things have always been, and everyone knows exactly where they stand in the local hierarchy.But up at Darklands farm change is in the air. Helen Riddel, daughter of the head dairyman, has been to university and seen what the outside world has to offer. Now she must choose between family ties and the chance of a new life away from the narrow confines of Caldwell.An unforgettable portrait of a world that has now vanished forever, Glitter of Mica is a moving evocation of a close-knit rural community in the first half of the 20th century.

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'One of the literary treasures of modern Scotland.' WILLIAM DONALDSON 'Jessie Kesson writes beautifully, her strong, delicate prose full of poetry and humour.' DAILY TELEGRAPH

About Jessie Kesson


Jessie Kesson (1916-1994) was born in Inverness and spent her childhood in the north of Scotland. She combined a successful writing career with a variety of jobs, from cleaner to artist's model, and was a social worker for nearly twenty years, settling finally in London with her husband.

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GOR008722481
Glitter of Mica by Jessie Kesson
Jessie Kesson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Black and White Publishing
2017-05-31
148
1785300520
9781785300523
N/A
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