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The Long Acre

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The Long Acre
Adventure, romance, an environmental and human dilemma, the age-old battle for land.

Moss Trant was born on a Wednesday, at the end of a hard winter. His father had left earlier the same morning, to feed the sheep out on the moor. Henry Trant was wrapped up in coats and a hat and thick gloves on a Honda ATV with a Mars bar in his pocket and two dogs breathing
Paperback, First, 248 pages
Published October 14th 2020 by Slantwise
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Louise Barrett
Nov 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book, and had a few late nights reading past my usual lights out time. It’s was beautifully written, so descriptive, and a intriguing story that took you into the lives of the characters you were reading about. It was lovely to read about the way the farming community in the Devon villages used to be. Things are going so far away from this in the modern world, but I really feel that we will be going back to this traditional outlook before long as a necessity . The descripti ...more
Iain O'Neill
Jan 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing
What a great book.
It took me on a journey to a rural Devon that I'm sure still exists.
The characters and places became very real to me.
I deliberately slowed down as I reached halfway through the book, as I didn't want to finish too soon.
Hollie Cornelius
Nov 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely love it! I’m not a big reader but I instantly got addicted to the story line and look forward to reading it each evening.
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My motherʼs grandma was gypsy and my fatherʼs family were blacksmiths and I grew up in a farming community. I learned the lie of the land from the back of a horse.

I worked with horses for a good many years. In 2008 I started training as a copywriter with www.dark-angels.org.uk. Iʼve subbed for Greenpeace “Connect” magazine; managed community engagement and launch of a new long-distance walking tr

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