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    • The Denniston Rose

    • By: Jenny Pattrick
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The bleak coal-mining settlement of Denniston, isolated high on a plateau above New Zealand's West Coast, is a place that makes or breaks those who live there. All sorts arrive here to work the mines and bring down the coal: ex-goldminers down on their luck, others running from the law or from a woman or worse. They work alongside recruited English miners, solid and skilled, who scorn these disorganised misfits and want them off the hill. Into this chaotic community come five-year-old Rose and her mother....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • a good story strugglingling to break through.

    • By Mrs. K. I. Richards on 24-11-14

    Regular price: £16.09