The Devil’s Horse
Period: George IV; the factory age; the Rainhill Trials; Liverpool and Manchester Railway
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The landscape of England is undergoing sweeping change as the country pioneers the steam-driven machine age. In Manchester, Sophie and Jasper face violent opposition to their plans for rehousing factory hands; Lucy brings her sons home from their Grand Tour, brimming with ideas for their future; and Rosamund enters a bizarre agreement with her husband, with tragic consequences. And at Morland Place two brothers grow up with very different tastes and an unspoken rivalry
Paperback ISBN 0-7515-0080-1
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