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Ulverton

Thorpe, Adam, 1956-2012
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At the heart of this novel lies the fictional village of Ulverton. It is the fixed point in a book that spans 300 years. Different voices tell the story of Ulverton: one of Cromwell's soldiers staggers home to find his wife remarried and promptly disappears, an eighteenth century farmer carries on an affair with a maid under his wife's nose, a mother writes letters to her imprisoned son, a 1980s real estate company discover a soldier's skeleton, dated to the time of Cromell.
Main title:
Ulverton / Adam Thorpe.
Edition:
[New ed.]. / with an introduction by Robert Macfarlane ; and an afterword by the author.
Imprint:
London : Vintage, 2012.
Collation:
xii, 415 p. ; 20 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Previous ed.: London: Secker & Warburg, 1992.
ISBN:
9780099573449 (pbk)
Dewey class:
823.92FICTION
Language:
English
BRN:
1064507
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