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    Fires of Evening (Retallick) (Paperback) By (author) E. V. Thompson

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    DescriptionJosh and Miriam Retallick and their grandson Ben seem almost part of the wild and rugged Cornish landscape of 1913. Yet a revolutionary spirit of change is sweeping across the country - and the whole of Europe - with terrifying haste. Even before the outbreak of the Great War, with strike action compromising his position in the community and threatening the future of the China clay industry, Ben is unsettled by the presence of his cousin Emma Cotton. Inspired by the blossoming suffragette movement, it is a cause which takes her to London and a meeting with ardent campaigner Tessa Wren. As Emma and Tessa are plunged into the turmoil of driving ambulances to the front line in France, Ben's wife, Lily, resigned to dying in a Swiss clinic, pushes her husband towards this courageous new woman ...

    • Publisher: Sphere
    • Published: 01 December 2010
    • Format: Paperback 528 pages
    • See: Full bibliographic data
    • Categories: Sagas
    • ISBN 13: 9780751545760 ISBN 10: 0751545767
    • Sales rank: 31,808

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    Fires of Evening
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) E. V. Thompson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 109 mm
    Height: 179 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780751545760
    ISBN 10: 0751545767

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC22: 823.914
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.5
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC E4L: SAG
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: FT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC008000
    Edition statement
    Little, Brown Book Group
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    01 December 2010
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    E V Thompson was born in London and spent nine years in the Navy before joining the Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time award-winning writer.