Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781849434058
Binding: PaperBack

Barrow Hill

Jane Wainwright


"It took your Great‐Great‐Grandfather and the rest a’ this town years to build this chapel. A hundred years of people's lives caught between its stones. And now these invisible men are trying to erase it till there's nowt left of any a' us."

Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 2012. Kath is 86 years young and still going, but as her friends keep dying around her, her only tie to the world is her beloved chapel. When Kath discovers that the chapel is to be converted into luxury flats for young professionals and that her own son, Graham, has won the contract for the rebuilding work, she is forced into a bitter battle between the past and the future. In the Big Society that’s just waiting for her to die, Kath is confronted with the fragility of family loyalties and the pain of learning to let go...

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ISBN13 9781849434058
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96


‘There’s a subtle grace to much of the writing… [a] delicately moving tale.’ – The Public Reviews