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A Man Of His Time

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A wonderful historical novel from one of our best loved and most prolific writersAs a young man Ernest Burton was a bold and reckless journeyman blacksmith, seducing all young girls he comes across. We watch him grow to become a master Blacksmith, and a tyrannical father of eight who refuses even to try to remain faithful to the woman he married and who reigns over his you ...more
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Published January 1st 2005 by Harper Perennial (first published 2004)
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Jul 05, 2014 Murray Simpson rated it liked it
This was probably one of those books that I'll think about for a while after reading it, definitely fine literature and all that, but to be honest I found it a bit dull in places. Still glad to have read it though. Any family man could probably see something of themselves in Burton I think.
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Alan Sillitoe was an English writer, one of the "Angry Young Men" of the 1950s (although he, in common with most of the other writers to whom the label was applied, had never welcomed it).
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