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    • ISBN:9780748130924
    • Publication date:02 Jun 2011
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Anderby Wold

By Winifred Holtby

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The first novel by the author of SOUTH RIDING.

Mary Robson is a young Yorkshire woman, married to her solid, unromantic cousin, John. Together they battle to preserve Mary's neglected inheritance, her beloved farm, Anderby Wold. This labour of love - and the benevolent tyranny of traditional Yorkshire ways - have made Mary old before her time. Then into her purposeful life comes David Rossitur, red-haired, charming, eloquent: how can she help but love him? But David is a young man from a different England, radical and committed to social change. As their confrontation and its consequences inevitably unfold, Mary's life and that of the calm village of Anderby are changed forever.

Biographical Notes

Winifred Holtby (1898-1935), journalist, critic, feminist, pacifist and author won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize with SOUTH RIDING, her last novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781844087914
  • Publication date: 21 Apr 2011
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Virago
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