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By Melvyn Bragg

The second one quantity of a trilogy that begun with The Soldier's Return.

After the upheavals of the second one international struggle, the Richardson kin — Sam, Ellen and their younger son Joe — settle again to working-class existence within the Cumbrian city of Wigton. but for them, as for thus many, existence is simply not an identical back. because the previous order starts to be challenged and new vistas open, Sam and Ellen forge their destiny including differing wishes and needs - and conflicting expectancies of Joe, who grows up together with his personal demons to confront.

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