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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
Published January 1st 2005 by Harper Perennial
(first published 2004)
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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.