Fiction Books:

Auld Claes An' Porridge

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Auld Claes An' Porridge by Mhairi Livingstone Ross
41% off
$33.99 was $57.99
or 4 payments of $8.50 with Learn more
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 2-3 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 28 Jan to 1 Feb using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
    Unlikely to arrive before Christmas
  • Around 29 Jan to 5 Feb using standard courier delivery
    Unlikely to arrive before Christmas

Description

Molly Skene was born into a crofting family near Forres. Through the hungry 20's and 30's, she and her siblings ran to and from Dallas along the green road enjoying its changing moods and seasons. School days were peppered with kindness and cruelty but home was a grand place to come back to. Snapshots of her life in school and the village are added to the background of a home-life of simple fare and hard work. Moments of great hilarity and fun are interspersed with times of tragedy and loss too awful to bear. The day the pig came home in the sidecar, the haircut that went wrong, the ferocious temper of the dominie and the turning of the turnips into stone are all part of the daily life that was Branchill in the early years of last century. Entering the world of work, Molly's travels take her eventually to Belgium as war was ending. She finally arrives in Oban where she finds a badminton partner called Johnny Livingstone, still trying to pick up the pieces of his life after spending 5 years as a P.O.W. in Germany-years that had seen many men like himself 'wrenched from their ordinary lives and sent to hell.' In this moving account of hardship, resilience and survival, two 'ordinary' people are brought together----'ordinary' people who have far from ordinary stories to tell.
Release date Australia
May 20th, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
New Generation Publishing
Pages
196
Dimensions
140x216x11
ISBN-13
9780755211395
Product ID
3038442

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...