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❮PDF / Epub❯ ☆ December Bride Author Sam Hanna Bell – Pamyatnik.pro A classic novel of Ulster life by one of the twentieth century's greatest writers Sarah Gomartin the servant girl on Andrew Echlin's farm bears a child to one of Andrew's sons But which one? Her steadA classic novel of Ulster life by one of the twentieth century's greatest writers Sarah Gomartin the servant girl on Andrew Echlin's farm bears a child.

To one of Andrew's sons But which one? Her steadfast refusal over many years to 'bend and contrive things' by choosing one of the brothers reverberate.

PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó

PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó

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10 thoughts on “December Bride

  1. Allan Allan says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBThis novel originally published in 1951 is seen as a 'classic' in Northern Irish fiction but is one that I hadn't read before now It took me a few chapters to get in to but when I did I was thoroughly invested in the storyThe book set in a grim farming community close to Strangford Lough in Co Down in the early years of the 20th century features the Echlins father Andrew and sons Hamilton and Frank who have just lost the matriarch of the family and as a result employ Martha Gomartin and her daughter Sarah to look after the household After Andrew drowns in a storm Sarah aims to cement her place in the household by engaging in relations with both brothers the result of which is a son whose father isn't declared thereby causing scandal in the community who use their religious beliefs to condemn the liv


  2. Marleen Marleen says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBThat rating is 3 in reality and even that feels a bit generous to meWhen Andrew Echlin’s wife dies leaving behind Andrew and two grown sons the man realises how important the woman was for the smooth running of his farm on the coast of Northern Irela


  3. Angeline King Angeline King says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBDark and compelling landscape deep characterisation and stunning Ulster Scots dialogue A true Irish classicThe opening paragraph is the best I have ever read It begins 'Ravara Meeting House mouldered among its gravestones like a mother surrounded by her spinster children' The story then sweeps along with physical descriptions are that as dark and rich as those of Dickens and Zola The characterisation is intricate and the reader watches the lives of the protagonists much like the visitors to the Echlin farmhouse do Bell holds just enough information back from the reader to set the imagination alight Sarah Gomartin is stoic strong and so sultry that the minister falls under her ardent spell The characters are all familiar people If you're from Northern Ireland you'll feel like you've met them all somewhere before I owe a great d


  4. Philip Lane Philip Lane says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBI really liked this novel about an agricultural Irish family I don't often go for books which span such long time spans because I find they miss out on depth of character However the story in this case concentrates on pivotal moments in the lives of the protagonists and by their speech and action we get to know them pretty well Their lives whilst being parochial are very eventful and these accidents and scandals kept me wondering what was going to happen next I would certainly read it again possibly with a dictionary to hand for when the Irish dialect words baffle me


  5. Sheila Sheila says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBA brilliant evocation of the life and preoccupations of an Ulster Scots family and their community in Ulster a hundred years ago Sam Hanna Bell is a talented and underrated author writing of a neglected community and viewpoint And a great story as well


  6. Claire Shannon Claire Shannon says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBA complicated book for me personally as I feel it records aspects of my family background and is set in an area that fascinates me and where I hope to live on my return to Ireland I loved hearing the 'Ulster speak' in the dialogue I loved the originality of the desc


  7. Brian Gowthorpe Brian Gowthorpe says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBA beautifully written Ulster novel with an unsettling core of the impacts of errant behaviour The farming and the social and religious divisions are well observed As so often this novel is a piece of social history that gives us an invaluable picture of time and place and attitudes


  8. Anja Robinson Anja Robinson says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBThe cover synopsis promises a conundrun that is resolved in the first chapter spoiling the plot Weak characterisation Bleak landscapes A fairly uninteresting story with few redeeming parts


  9. Clara Kessler Clara Kessler says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBCouldn't get past the first few chapters


  10. A. Mary A. Mary says:

    PDF Sam Hanna Bell ó December Bride PDF/EPUB ¼ ó december kindle, bride kindle, December Bride ePUBI can't say I loved it but I can say that it has an interesting pace and some echoes of myth such as a woman choosing her partner and the communal parenting of a child It's set in Northern Ireland before partitio


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