A Man's Estate

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Parthian, 1955 - Fiction - 410 pages
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Hannah Ellis is 35, unmarried, and still living at Y Glyn, the family farm in Wales where she has been brought up by her mother and step-father--a forbidding man with a powerful hold on the neighborhood. Loving her country yet resenting the egotism of her family, she yearns for the return of her long-banished brother Philip, believing that he will rescue her from this bleak existence. Little does Hannah realize that Philip’s arrival is imminent and will herald enormous changes as he unwittingly ignites the passions and strengths of an unusually intertwined community.

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Emyr Humphreys has published more than 20 novels, including The Land of the Living, Outside the House of Baal, and A Toy Epic.

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