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Millstone Grit

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Unknown Binding, 158 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Gollancz
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Description: Written as an account of a journey on foot, Millstone Grit is
a captivating and impassioned evocation of the Pennine
landscape, its towns, villages and wild places.
Combining the poetic and the humorous, Glyn Hughes
threads together personal experience, local lore, history,
myth, and legendary names from a bygone age, to bring
vividly to life the beauty of this remarkable region and the
unique qualities of its people, past and present.
'The work of a subtle poet with the ear of a stand-up c
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Glyn Hughes has won national prizes and awards for his poetry collections. His first book, Neighbours, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and won the Welsh Arts Council Poet’s Prize.

He was awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize as well as the David Higham Prize for his first novel, Where I Used To Play On The Green. He was short-listed for The Whitbread Novel of the Year for The Antique Collecto
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