The home in Silvermoor by Tracy Rees
The house in
Silvermoor by Tracy
Rees is an epic historical novel set in the South Yorkshire coalfields
moving into the new century from 1897.
The reader sees the need of the time. The
Miners are at the mercy of their superiors and the coal face. Your days are
long and dangerous. Your future is bleak. It takes courage, determination and
Dreams of breaking out of shape. The reader "experiences" the hand in the mouth
Existence. If the miners don't work, they don't eat. The tragedy is never far away.
The turn of the century saw a society very much
divided into "Haves" and "Have-Nots". There was a strict hierarchy
Friendships form against this background. Something
Friendships always think of others first and even sacrifice their own dreams.
Some are nice and loyal.
In contrast, there are some cruel families that
Think of your children as your property. "By taking his daughter, I was taking
his property. "Child abuse was not unknown.
The characters are all beautifully drawn,
evoke some strong emotional reactions from the reader.
Education is important. Education will help you
Rise above your roots.
I absolutely loved the house in Silvermoor. It was an exciting read that I couldn't
I got this book for free. A positive rating was not required and all views expressed are my own.
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