The Other Side of the Bridge

£8.99

Arthur and Jake are the sons of a local farmer in the mid-1930s. Arthur is reticent, solid, dutiful, and is set to inherit the farm and his father’s character. Jake is younger, attractive, mercurial and dangerous to know. A young woman comes into the community and tips the fragile balance of sibling rivalry over the edge.

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A powerful, heart-breaking story about tempting fate and living with the consequences

Arthur and Jake are brothers yet worlds apart.

Arthur is older, shy, dutiful and set to inherit his father’s farm. Jake is younger, handsome and reckless, a dangerous man to know.

When Laura arrives in their rural community, the fragile balance of the brothers’ rivalry is pushed to the edge of catastrophe…

‘An enthralling read, both straightforward and wonderfully intricate’ Guardian

‘Evokes beautifully the big joys and sorrows of most people, no matter how small their town’ The Times

Additional information

Weight 0.287 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

275

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.6 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K