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The Coal House
 
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Andrew Taylor
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The Coal House

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Hardcover, Large Print, 272 pages
Published September 28th 1988 by Chivers North America (first published March 13th 1986)
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Clash
Jun 17, 2013 Clash rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
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A forgotten gem that should be on the reading list of everyone, enlightening a fading facet of English Social History and a lesson in writing!.
Thoroughly enjoyed the re-read, better with age. It is a Whitbread/Costa Childrens fiction 1986 Winner. I now see why it tackles several subjects effortlessly, it is about a recently berieved Father and Daughter who move to start again from the south to the north of England during 1984 English Miners Strike. It covers the myriad of feelings a 14 year old
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