The Resource The dark mile, (ebook)

The dark mile, (ebook)

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The dark mile
Title
The dark mile
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eng
Summary
Set during the 1745 Jacobite era, this is the third and final instalment of D. K. Broster's trilogy. First published in 1929, The Dark Mile is the sequel to The Flight of the Heron (1925) and The Gleam in the North (1927), completing the picture of a close-knit community embroiled in a civil war. At the centre of the story are the intersecting fortunes of two men, who at first glance seem almost complete opposites: Ewen Cameron, a young Highland laird in the service of the Prince, is dashing, sincere, and idealistic, while Major Keith Windham, a professional soldier in the opposing English army, is cynical, world-weary, and profoundly lonely. When a second-sighted Highlander tells Ewen that the flight of a heron will lead to five meetings with an Englishman who is fated both to do him a great service and to cause him great grief, Ewen refuses to believe it. But as Bonnie Prince Charlie's ill-fated campaign winds to its bitter end, the prophecy is proven true-and through many dangers and trials, Ewen and Keith find that they have one thing indisputably in common: both of them are willing to sacrifice everything for honour's sake...Adapted for BBC Radio in 1961, this is an unmissable read to complete your collection!
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Midwest
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-1950
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Broster, D. K.
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
New windmill series
Series volume
20
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  • Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746
  • Electronic books
  • Scotland
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adult
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The dark mile, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781787201989
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11763157
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remote
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11763157
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MWT11763157
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The dark mile, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781787201989
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11763157
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11763157
System control number
MWT11763157
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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