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by Alexander Cordell

  • ISBN: 0312800673
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Alexander Cordell
  • Subcategory: Contemporary
  • Other formats: rtf mobi mbr lrf
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press (1978)
  • Pages: 447 pages
  • FB2 size: 1540 kb
  • EPUB size: 1680 kb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 137
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This Sweet and Bitter Earth is a historical novel by Alexander Cordell, first published in 1977. It forms part of the 'Second Welsh Trilogy' of Cordell's writings. Cordell's style and subject matter have been described as being reminiscent of Richard Llewellyn's How Green Was My Valley, but also owe something to the style of Dylan Thomas.

The book covers the slate industry of North Wales and the coal industry of South Wales with characters you can believe. Funny, sad, informative and gripping in equal measures.

Frequently made me cry but also inspired that the working class never forget they were fighting together against tyrannical overlords. The book covers the slate industry of North Wales and the coal industry of South Wales with characters you can believe.

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Alexander Cordell (9 September 1914 – 13 November 1997) was the pen-name of George Alexander Graber, a prolific Welsh .

Alexander Cordell (9 September 1914 – 13 November 1997) was the pen-name of George Alexander Graber, a prolific Welsh novelist and author of thirty acclaimed works including Rape of the Fair Country, Hosts of Rebecca and Song of the Earth. George Alexander Graber (1914-09-09)9 September 1914 Colombo, Ceylon. The trilogy continued with Cordell's 1977 work, This Sweet and Bitter Earth, describing the slate quarries of North Wales in 1900, and later the Rhondda Valley coal mining industry, as seen through the eyes of Toby Davis.

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Cordell's style and subject matter have been described as being reminiscent of Richard Llewellyn's How Green Was My Valley, but also owe something to the style of Dylan Thomas.

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Cronin) 8. We are very poor, senor, with many mouths to feed, and these fish would make a good meal for us. (Cronin) 9. Unbelievingly, his eyes fixed, lips tightly compressed, Brande stared at the advancing youth. Cronin) 10. He remembered her brave and hardy, wjth a small-boned eager face, enriched with weather and living. Sdnborn) 11. The girls had met and were strolling, arm in arm, through the rose arbor.



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