The Silver Darlings, Paperback
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The tale of lives won from a cruel sea and crueller landlords.

The dawning of the herring fisheries brought with it the hope of escape from the Highland Clearances, and this story paints a vivid picture of a community fighting against nature and history, and refusing to be crushed.




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For lovers of the sea, of the Scottish people, of people who live close to the bone, of history, of language, of storycraft, of the human spirit--this book is deeply satisfying on so many levels.

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