The Resource The horseman, Tim Pears

The horseman, Tim Pears

Label
The horseman
Title
The horseman
Statement of responsibility
Tim Pears
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1911. In a forgotten valley, on the Devon-Somerset border, the seasons unfold, marked only by the rituals of the farming calendar. Twelve-year-old Leopold Sercombe skips school to help his father, a carter. Skinny and pale, with eyes as dark as sloes, Leo dreams of a job on the Master's stud farm. As ploughs furrow the hard January fields, the Master's daughter, young Miss Charlotte, shocks the estate's tenants by wielding a gun at the annual shoot. Spring comes, Leo watches swallows build their nests, hedgerows thrum with life and days lengthen into summer. Leo is breaking a colt for his father when a boy dressed in a Homburg, breeches and riding boots appears. Peering under the stranger's hat, he discovers Charlotte.And so a friendship begins, bound by a deep love of horses, but divided by rigid social boundaries - boundaries that become increasingly difficult to navigate as they approach adolescence
Member of
Summary
Leo, a twelve-year-old horse trainer and son of a Devon farmer, finds himself in an unlikely friendship with the spirited daughter of the estate's lord. As the years pass, and as the tide of war rises in Europe, their relationship becomes increasingly challenged by the strict rules of their society
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10551325
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pears, Tim
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
West Country trilogy
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship in children
  • Farm life
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The horseman, Tim Pears
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781408876886
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The horseman, Tim Pears
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781408876886
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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