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The Voyagers: A Day In the Life of a Miner By Michael Walsh
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Many ex-coalminers will find in this novel a powerful reminder of their own life ‘down the pit’ as it skilfully recreates a typical day in the life of Luke, a British coalface worker in... More > the 1970’s. Although the main action takes place over a single day and just one shift, the author delves back into Luke’s trainee days in the 1950’s. But it’s not just old miners who will benefit from this story as the author carefully explains the various operations involved in bringing coal out from deep in the ground up to the surface and all the various specialists forming this tremendous team effort, from the shotfirers and rippers to the deputies, belt-end attendants and lamp-room men, electricians and mechanics, the tackle runners and the haulage men, the grease monkeys and the workers at the coal face itself, struggling to maintain productivity in the face of never-ending management demands.< Less
THE VOYAGERS: A Day In the Life of a Miner By Michael Walsh
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Many ex-coalminers will find in this novel a powerful reminder of their own life ‘down the pit’ as it skilfully recreates a typical day in the life of Luke, a British coalface worker in... More > the 1970’s. Although the main action takes place over a single day and just one shift, the author delves back into Luke’s trainee days in the 1950’s. But it’s not just old miners who will benefit from this story as the author carefully explains the various operations involved in bringing coal out from deep in the ground up to the surface and all the various specialists forming this tremendous team effort, from the shotfirers and rippers to the deputies, belt-end attendants and lamp-room men, electricians and mechanics, the tackle runners and the haulage men, the grease monkeys and the workers at the coal face itself, struggling to maintain productivity in the face of never-ending management demands.< Less
The Hatstand By Michael Walsh
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Berlin 1919, a civil war is raging between communists and nationalists. In the midst of this turmoil and violence a newborn baby is abandoned on the doorsteps of a convent. This is the story of that... More > foundling, and of her quest to find an identity, a search which takes the child, the girl and the woman through a Germany of upheaval, fascism and war. It is a world in which belonging to the 'right' racial group can become a matter of life and death. In a life full of danger and adventure, Margareta moves in National Socialist and Communist circles, ever alive to the swirling currents of events in The Third Reich and yet swept along in spite of herself through marriage, lovers and friendships to imprisonment by the Gestapo.< Less
The Hatstand By Michael Walsh
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Berlin 1919, a civil war is raging between communists and nationalists. In the midst of this turmoil and violence a newborn baby is abandoned on the doorsteps of a convent. This is the story of that... More > foundling, and of her quest to find an identity, a search which takes the child, the girl and the woman through a Germany of upheaval, fascism and war. It is a world in which belonging to the 'right' racial group can become a matter of life and death. In a life full of danger and adventure, Margareta moves in National Socialist and Communist circles, ever alive to the swirling currents of events in The Third Reich and yet swept along in spite of herself through marriage,lovers and friendships to imprisonment by the Gestapo.< Less