Télécharger le livre :  This Proud and Savage Land

Hywel Mortymer's story begins in 1800 when he is sixteen and a dramatic change in fortune leads him, innocent and inexperienced, to a brutal anddangerous life working in the coal mines. In the mines children can be horribly maimed in devastating gas explosions,or grow...
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Parution : 2014-09-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Moll

The raven-haired beauty in the stagecoach looks every inch the French aristocrat she claims to be. But she is nothing of the sort. She is Moll Walbee, and she has left her reputation as a notorious pickpocket far behind her in the slums of Paris.The handsome higwayman...
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Parution : 2014-09-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Requiem For A Patriot

1839. The queen's realm is in the grip of revolutionary fervour. John Frost, idealisticand charismatic leader of the South Wales Chartists leads his dispossessed followers to Newport. Similar risings are planned throughout the land. these will signal a new dawn: one...
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Parution : 2014-09-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Beloved Exile

Iestyn Mortymer, captured during the chartist Rebellion, is tried at the Monmouth Assizes and sentenced to twenty-one years transportation for crimes against Her Imperial Majesty Queen Victoria. Torn from his young wife Mari, he is exiled to Afghanistan - a country as...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Dreams of Fair Women

Hong Kong in the nineteenth century: a heady, overwhelming mixture of worldly commercialism, moral corruption and Eastern tradition. Into this strange and exciting world, on board the S.S. Mongolia comes Milly Smith, daughter of aHong Kong tycoon, destined for a...
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Parution : 2014-09-04

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Télécharger le livre :  The Love That God Forgot

Wales has reached the apex of her industrial clamour. But young Tom Mortymer, son of rich industrialist Iestyn Mortymer, has turned his back on his inheritance, exchanging the bell-clang and fire of his Upper Forest Tinplate Works in Morriston for the simplicity and...
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Télécharger le livre :  Land of Heart's Desire

Iestyn Mortymer was sentenced to twenty-one years transportation to the colonies for his part in the Chartist Rebellion of 1839. But three years on, he escaped during the massacre of the British Army in Afghanistan, and returned to Wales under a false identity.His...
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Parution : 2014-09-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Send Her Victorious

1848. When the French people besiege Paris, King Louis Philippe flees to England and the French aristocracy run for their lives. Even the Pope deserts the Vatican.Europe is in turmoil. Fearing economic and social collapse, the French provisonal government distractsworld...
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Parution : 2014-09-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Tunnel Tigers

Brunel, Stephenson, Locke and Vignoles - these were the magic names.And under them 10,000 laboured, blasting, shovelling and digging, changing the contours of Britain for a new age of railways. Among them is Nick Wortley, whose love for the daughter of the local mill...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  To Slay The Dreamer

From the Spanish sierras to the French Pyrenees, one desperate cause unites them.As the stromclouds gather in the passionate fight against the Fascists, a young Spanish countess and a trained american assassin join forces with the partisans in a desperateattempt on the...
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Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  Sea Urchin

The Isle of Man is a Fairy place. If you know where to look, you may still find the little people, as they are called. On the Island lived a Chinese boy, Hu, with his father and his dog Kau Kau. One day Hu's father said that he was going to Liverpool to bring home a new...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  Peerless Jim

Jim Driscoll, adopted Welshman, one of the greatest boxers who ever lived. Robust, hot-headed, a born fighter - and a legend in his own lifetime. Moving between South Wales, London and America in the early years of thetwentieth century, this is the dramatic story of a...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  Land Of My Fathers

Set against the background of the Chartist rebellion, LAND OF MY FATHERS is a heartfelt evocation of the greatest iron town in the world, Merthyr, and of the people who made it so: foundry-owners and workers, immigrants, fortune-hunters, idealists, prostitutes and...
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Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  Rogue's March

James Alexander McAndrew is an artist, a raconteur and a drunk. A roarer who fights his way through every pub in Tiger Bay to become a bouncerin Toulouse-Lautrec's Montmartre. Yet despite his restless nature and his wild adventures, he still longs of agirl he left...
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Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  Tales From Tiger Bay

The people who inhabited the dockland area of Cardiff, know as Tiger Bay,have engraved their personalities on the very air of Bute Street and, under Alexander Cordell's vivid pen, the streets are crammed again with everycreed and nationality; from priests and nuns to...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-21

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Télécharger le livre :  If You Believe The Soldiers

Britain in the mid-1980s is a country in the grip of a brutal fascist regime. There is rioting in the streets, cold-blood massacres by extremist political groups, attempted coups by liberating forces based on the continent.Mak Seaton is a senior civil servant whose...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-07

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Télécharger le livre :  The Fire People

Set in the ironmaking town of Merthyr Tydfil, The Fire People is the story of Dic Penderyn who in 1831 became the first Welsh Martyr of the working class. Hanged for a crime that he did not commit, his story is told in this powerful novel which describes the events...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-07

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Télécharger le livre :  Hosts of Rebecca

It is the time of the Rebecca Riots when economic turmoil and unjust taxes have left the communities of south Wales in dire poverty with many on the brink of starvation. Atime when young men ride through the night smashing and burning the symbols of their oppression....
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
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Télécharger le livre :  Song of the Earth

Mostyn Evan and his family, miners turned bargees, wage a glorious but hopeless struggle against rapacious coalmasters, Irish navvies, the ravages of cholera, and the bullying illegal Unions. As they ply their trade between the furnaces of Cyfarthfa and the lush beauty...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-07
Collection : The Mortymer Trilogy
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Télécharger le livre :  The Dream And The Destiny

The Long March was an extraordinary feat of human endurance. Lin-Wai, a young doctor newly recruited into the Red Army, is caught up in the breakout of the followersof Mao and their ensuing flight.The marchers struggle on through pain and suffering, under continual...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2014-08-07

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