The Mortymer Trilogy
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  • 1
    Rape of the Fair Country: The Mortymer Trilogy, Book 1 | Alexander Cordell

    Rape of the Fair Country: The Mortymer Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Alexander Cordell
    • Narrated By Matt Addis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A dazzling new recording of this classic best-seller to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the author's birth, Rape of the Fair Country follows its hero Iestyn Mortimer from boyhood to manhood, through the turbulent times of the Industrial Revolution and the Chartist Revolt against the ironmasters and a government that supported them. It is a story of love, of loss, of battle and of honour, set in the plundered valleys of South Wales. Rape of the Fair Country launched the career of Alexander Cordell and went on to sell millions of copies in seventeen languages throughout the world.

    Totally captivating-highly recommended

    I found this audio book completely captivating; beautiful and devastating in turns. Above all, I think this book would appeal to anyone who likes a go..Show More »

    Reviewed on 26 September 2015 by Poor Piggie (London, U.K.)
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    Hosts of Rebecca: The Mortymer Trilogy, Book Two | Alexander Cordell

    Hosts of Rebecca: The Mortymer Trilogy, Book Two

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Alexander Cordell
    • Narrated By Matt Addis
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    The epic story of the Mortymer family continues in this thrilling sequel to The Rape of the Fair Country set around the Rebecca Riots, when economic turmoil and unjust taxes plunge the people of south Wales into dire poverty, putting many on the brink of starvation. A time when young men ride through the night smashing and burning the symbols of their oppression. The Mortymer family have left their home in the iron-making country of Blaenafon, retreating to the old farmlands of the west.

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