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The West Country Trilogy

Tim Pears

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Summary

The collected trilogy of Tim Pears's spellbinding chronicle of love, exile and belonging in a world on the brink of change 
 
THE HORSEMAN 
 
A beautiful, hypnotic pastoral novel reminiscent of Thomas Hardy, about an unexpected friendship between two children, set in Devon in 1911 
 
'A novel that is as moving and profound as it is evocative of the landscape and period' Observer 
 
THE WANDERERS 
 
Two teenagers, bound by love yet divided by fate, forge separate paths in pre-First World War Devon and Cornwall 
 
'Goodness, Tim Pears writes beautifully … The descriptions of rural life, executed with painterly exactness, are a constant delight. The prose really sings' Mail on Sunday 
 
THE REDEEMED 
 
A love divided. A world torn in two. A return. A redemption. 
 
'Exemplary, a feat of perception and description that earns him a place among a pantheon that stretches from Thomas Hardy to Flora Thompson' Guardian

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