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By Melvyn Bragg

The second one quantity of a trilogy that started with The Soldier's Return.

After the upheavals of the second one global battle, the Richardson relatives — Sam, Ellen and their younger son Joe — settle again to working-class existence within the Cumbrian city of Wigton. but for them, as for thus many, lifestyles is not really an identical back. because the outdated order starts off to be challenged and new vistas open, Sam and Ellen forge their destiny including differing wishes and wishes - and conflicting expectancies of Joe, who grows up along with his personal demons to confront.

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