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The Blacksmith
The Blacksmith
Author: Jenny Maxwell
ISBN-13: 9780751518047
ISBN-10: 0751518042
Publication Date: 12/1/1996
Pages: 344
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Book Type: Paperback
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Part nail-biting suspense, part stark yet lyrical meditation on otherness, this tale set in the modern English countryside is by turns grim and tender. A female blacksmith - a modern giantess with a lifetime's experience of being shunned by her peers - has to contend with her new neighbors: a group of people who might be hostile hippies, or might be members of a terrifying religious sect...