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1408876876
Hardback:Horseman / Tim Pears:2017 Horseman / Tim Pears
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Author: Pears, Tim
Year: 2017
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2017
ISBN: 1408876876 9781408876879
Control number 1408876876
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In a forgotten valley, on the Devon-Somerset border, the seasons unfold, marked only by the rituals of the farming calendar. Twelve-year-old Leopold Sercombe skips school to help his father, a carter. Skinny and pale, with eyes as dark as sloes, Leo dreams of a job on the Master's stud farm. As ploughs furrow the hard January fields, the Master's daughter, young Miss Charlotte, shocks the estate's tenants by wielding a gun at the annual shoot. Spring comes, Leo watches swallows build their nests, hedgerows thrum with life and days lengthen into summer. Leo is breaking a colt for his father when a boy dressed in a Homburg, breeches and riding boots appears. Peering under the stranger's hat, he discovers Charlotte. And so a friendship begins, bound by a deep love of horses, but divided by rigid social boundaries - boundaries that become increasingly difficult to navigate as they approach adolescence.
Great Britain, History, George V, 1910-1936, Fiction
Historical fiction, lcsh
Historical fiction, lcsh
HST, Historical
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Large print:Horseman:2017:Large print edition
Paperback:The horseman:2017
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Paperback:Landed:2011
Author: Pears, Tim
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Windmill
230 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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144585922X
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Large print:Disputed land:2012
Author: Pears, Tim
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Large Print
Media class: Large print
Classification: FIC
Publisher: Windsor
1. - v.(large print) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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0747559570
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Hardback:Wake up:2002
Author: Pears, Tim
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
227 p. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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