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The Waggoner

The Waggoner Set in the Nineteenth Century and based on factual family history the story follows James as he makes his way through the trials and tribulations of his life As the youngest and weakest son of a lar

  • Title: The Waggoner
  • Author: Chris Bullock
  • ISBN: 9781466049918
  • Page: 156
  • Format: ebook
  • Set in the Nineteenth Century, and based on factual family history, the story follows James as he makes his way through the trials and tribulations of his life.As the youngest and weakest son of a large family, he is unable to deal with the harsh rigors of farming, but his way with horses enables him to find a role in the family that is beneficial to all.His marriage to aSet in the Nineteenth Century, and based on factual family history, the story follows James as he makes his way through the trials and tribulations of his life.As the youngest and weakest son of a large family, he is unable to deal with the harsh rigors of farming, but his way with horses enables him to find a role in the family that is beneficial to all.His marriage to a local serving girl further establishes himself and family as valued members of the community, but a need for work eventually drives him to the Industrial Midlands to begin a business there.As his family grows, he is torn between his Worcestershire home and his business in Staffordshire But the relative peace and quiet of his home has to compete with the hard labour, dirt and disease that abound in the Black Country.The Waggoner is a family saga built upon the abilities of one man and how he deals with the problems of life as he encounters them.

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    1. I picked this book out of nostalgia for the English Midlands, particularly as it’s been a while since I’ve read anything set in my native Black Country. This was an entertaining read and is clearly written on the back of a lot of research; though this often resulted in some paragraphs reading like encyclopaedia entries. The episodic story has a nice pace and the book offers an interesting glimpse into life in the industrial Midlands during the canal-building mania (and later railways) of the [...]

    2. This novel was a good read although I have to say I preferred "Living through Hope". The book is crammed with local historical information occasionally to the detriment of the tale. Again comparing with LTH, the characters were more to the forefront and easier to identify with in LTH, this book felt more as though the characters were more observers than the driving force behind the story.Having said that it was a very interesting read and the historical detail is well thought out, the prose is f [...]

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