Set in the grim valleys of the Welsh iron country, this novel begins the saga of the Mortymer family - a family of hard men and beautiful women, all forced into a bitter struggle with their harsh environment, as they slave and starve for the cruel English ironmasters.
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Alexander Cordell was born in Ceylon in 1914, was educated mainly in China and joined the army in 1932. After WWII, during which he served in France, he became a civil servant, spending three years in Hong Kong. He wrote more than thirty novels including the highly acclaimed 'Mortymer Trilogy' - The Rape of the Fair Country, The Hosts of Rebecca and Song of the Earth. He died on 13 November 1997 aged eighty-three
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Book Description Blorenge Books, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1872730159
Book Description Blorenge Books, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111872730159