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    Strike for a Kingdom (Honno's Welsh Women's Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Menna Gallie

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    DescriptionFirst published in 1959, this novel is set in the fictional valleys town of Cilhendre at the time of the 1926 miners' strike. August arrives and the village carnival is going ahead. In the heightened carnival atmosphere, more sinister undertones are revealed when the corpse of the hated mine manager is discovered. The secrets and tensions of a close-knit community are exposed, and loyalties are pushed to their extremes. When it was originally released, it was well-received as an outstanding detective story and a poet's novel.


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    Title
    Strike for a Kingdom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Menna Gallie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 170
    Width: 123 mm
    Height: 185 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 142 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906784201
    ISBN 10: 1906784205
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    B&T General Subject: 500
    BISAC V2.8: FIC051000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    Second Edition, Second edition
    Publisher
    Honno Ltd
    Imprint name
    Honno Ltd
    Publication date
    24 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Ceredigion
    Author Information
    Menna Gallie grew up in a South Wales mining village in the 1920s, and became an English teacheras well as the author of six critically acclaimed novels.
    Review quote
    "A witty and wonderfully observed cameo of social behavior."  —Angela V John