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Trespassers! - A Tribute to Benny Rothman & All Fighters for the Freedom to Roam By Malc Cowle
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Originally published as three separate books ~ No Man Has A Right To Own Mountains, Connie Gartside’s Triumph and The Bicycle Frame Builder’s Apprentice ~ this is a thrilling story for... More > children of all ages inspired by the memories of a participant in the Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout in 1932 ~ a defining moment in the struggle for the Freedom to Roam in England and Wales. Set in the early 1990s, the narrative documents the adventures of two teenage girls who continue the ongoing struggle against land thieves, sheep rustlers and an economic situation threatening their generation's prospects for obtaining work. The country was in deep recession at the time when John Major replaced Thatcher as Prime Minister. A thoroughly good read, it intricately combines historical fact with imaginative fiction, and ends with a strange and unexpected twist. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford - Manchester's twin city.< Less
Trespassers! A Tribute to Fighters for the Freedom to Roam By Malc Cowle
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Originally published as three separate books ~ No Man Has A Right To Own Mountains, Connie Gartside’s Triumph and The Bicycle Frame Builder’s Apprentice ~ this is a thrilling story for... More > children of all ages inspired by the memories of a participant in the Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout in 1932 ~ a defining moment in the struggle for the Freedom to Roam in England and Wales. Set in the early 1990s, the narrative documents the adventures of two teenage girls who continue the ongoing struggle against land thieves, sheep rustlers and an economic situation threatening their generation's prospects for obtaining work. The country was in deep recession at the time when John Major replaced Thatcher as Prime Minister. A thoroughly good read, it intricately combines historical fact with imaginative fiction, and ends with a strange and unexpected twist.< Less
Life of Father Ignatius Spencer By Father Pius of the Holy Ghost
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Who is this ragged old pauper lying dead in a ditch in Scotland in 1865, penniless and alone? Can it really be the Honourable George Spencer — son, brother and uncle of earls? Whose father was... More > the First Lord of the Admiralty? Whose sister is governess to Queen Victoria? Whose cousin and playfellow was the Lord Lucan who gave the fateful order to the Light Brigade? The relative of the Dukes of Marlborough and Devonshire, the familiar acquaintance of Prime Ministers? An alumnus of Eton and Cambridge, a scholar, polyglot, and one-time man-about-town? Whose great great great niece, Lady Diana Spencer, is destined to wed the heir to the throne? Look closer. What is this strange black habit about the corpse? But hush — it is the body of a priest, a religious. The dead man has voluntarily renounced riches for poverty, comfort for the Cross, friendship with the mighty for fellowship with the poor. He has given up even his name and title for that of Father Ignatius of St. Paul. Here is his story.< Less