The Carhullan Army
By (author) Sarah J. E. Hall
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Carhullan Army by Sarah J. E. Hall
Book DescriptionThe world has changed. War rages in South America and China, and Britain - now entirely dependent on the US for food and energy - is run by an omnipresent dictatorship known simply as The Authority. Assets and weapons have been seized, every movement is monitored and women are compulsorily fitted with contraceptive devices. This is Sister's story of her attempt to escape the repressive regime. From the confines of her Lancaster prison cell she tells of her such for The Carhullan Army, a quasi-mythical commune of 'unofficial' women rumoured to be living in a remote part of Cumbria...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571236596
(216mm x 134mm x mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sarah J. E. Hall
Carhullan Army, Paperback (March 2017)
Under the repressive regime of The Authority, citizens have been herded into urban centres, and all women of child-bearing age fitted with contraceptive devices. A woman known as 'Sister' leaves her oppressive marriage to join an isolated group of women in a remote northern farm at Carhullan, where she intends to become a rebel fighter.
How to Paint a Dead Man, Paperback (March 2017)
Moving between Italy and England, the lives of four people intertwine across half a century: a dying painter considers the sacrifices and losses that have made him an enigma; a blind girl tries to make sense of a world she can no longer see; a landscape artist finds himself trapped in dangerous terrain, and more.
Electric Michelangelo, Paperback (March 2016)
On the windswept front of Morecambe Bay, Cy Parks spends his childhood years first in a guest house for consumptives run by his mother and then as apprentice to alcoholic tattoo-artist Eliot Riley.
Haweswater, Paperback (March 2016)» View all books by Sarah J. E. Hall
In a remote dale in a northern English county, a centuries-old rural community has survived into the mid-1930s almost unchanged. But then Jack Liggett drives in from the city, the spokesman for a Manchester waterworks company with designs on the landscape for a vast new reservoir.
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Author Biography - Sarah J. E. Hall
Sarah Hall lives and works in Cumbria. Her first novel, Haweswater, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize; her second, The Electric Michelangelo, was shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize. Her work is translated into ten languages. Bottles, her fourth novel, will be published by Faber in 2008.
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