The Small Mine

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Honno Limited, Sep 1, 2010 - Coal mine accidents - 156 pages
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'The Small Mine' tells the tale of a young collier's death in a mining accident in a fictional industrial village in the south Wales Valleys. The warmth and gusto of the villagers' lives is conveyed by means of a witty use of language.

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When the coal mines were nationalised in Britain in 1947, a number of smaller mines employing less that 50 men were still left in private hands. By 1961, most of the men in the fictional South Wales ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Menna Gallie grew up in a South Wales mining village in the 1920s, and became an English teacheras well as the author of six critically acclaimed novels.

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