The Wilding

Kobo ebook | February 4, 2010

byMaria McCann

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In her second novel Maria McCann returns to 17th Century England, where life is struggling to return to normal after the horrific tumult of the Civil War. In the village of Spadboro Jonathan Dymond, a 26-year old cider-maker who lives with his parents, has until now enjoyed a quiet, harmonious existence. As the novel opens, a letter arrives from his uncle with a desperate request to speak with his father. When his father returns from the visit the next day, all he can say is that Jonathan's uncle has died. Then Jonathan finds a fragment of the letter in the family orchard, with talk of inheritance and vengeance. He resolves to unravel the mystery at the heart of his family - a mystery which will eventually threaten the lives and happiness of Jonathan and all those he holds dear.

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In her second novel Maria McCann returns to 17th Century England, where life is struggling to return to normal after the horrific tumult of the Civil War. In the village of Spadboro Jonathan Dymond, a 26-year old cider-maker who lives with his parents, has until now enjoyed a quiet, harmonious existence. As the novel opens, a letter ar...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 4, 2010Publisher:Faber And FaberLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571253148

ISBN - 13:9780571253142

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Entertaining read Loved this story which not only entertained but gave some historical insight into the history of cider making.
Date published: 2014-01-24