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The Empty Hearth

Narrated by: Annie Aldington
Length: 12 hrs
Categories: Fiction, Sagas
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Summary

The Pratchett family have to contend with coalman Alfie Pratchett's obsessive jealousy. A bully, his two teenage children, John and Millie, have learned to dodge him and his moods. The main concern of ugly duckling Millie - who looks nothing like her handsome brother John - is to protect their mum, Eileen. 

When crisis strikes the Pratchetts' home, Alfie is forced to watch his whole world gradually collapse around him. Their old life has gone forever, and a new one has begun - one in which rape, debt, alcoholism and insanity play their parts. And redemption is a long time coming.

©2006 Kitty Neale (P)2019 Story Sound

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Great

A great story. I enjoyed listening to this book. Annie Aldington fabulous as always. slightly mared by 'mouth' clicks. by story was fab.

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Another triumph.

Such a fabulous combination, Kittie and Annie.
The story was incredible, I was completely addicted.