The Resource Mad blood stirring, Simon Mayo

Mad blood stirring, Simon Mayo

Label
Mad blood stirring
Title
Mad blood stirring
Statement of responsibility
Simon Mayo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of the year 1815, the American sailors of the Eagle finally arrive at Dartmoor prison; bedraggled, exhausted but burning with hope. They've only had one thing to sustain them - a snatched whisper overheard along the way. The war is over. Joe Hill thought he'd left the war outside these walls but it's quickly clear that there's a different type of fight to be had within. The seven prison blocks surrounding him have been segregated; six white and one black. As his voice rings out across the courtyard, announcing the peace, the redcoat guards bristle and the inmates stir. The powder keg was already fixed to blow and Joe has just lit the fuse. Elizabeth Shortland, wife of the Governor looks down at the swirling crowd from the window of her own personal prison. The peace means the end is near, that she needn't be here for ever. But suddenly, she cannot bear the thought of leaving. Inspired by a true story, Mad Blood Stirring tells of a few frantic months in the suffocating atmosphere of a prison awaiting liberation. It is a story of hope and freedom, of loss and suffering. It is a story about how sometimes, in our darkest hour, it can be the most unlikely of things that see us through
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Mayo, Simon
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Dartmoor Prison
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Great Britain
Label
Mad blood stirring, Simon Mayo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Inspired by true events"--Title page
  • "1815: The war is over, but peace is still a long way away"--Page [1] of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 399 pages
Isbn
9780857525161
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Mad blood stirring, Simon Mayo
Publication
Note
  • "Inspired by true events"--Title page
  • "1815: The war is over, but peace is still a long way away"--Page [1] of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 399 pages
Isbn
9780857525161
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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