The Life of an Unemployed Derbyshire Miner
By Walter Brierley
Distributed by Coronet Books
$27.50 Paper original
Man describes a week in the life of an unemployed Derbyshire miner. Set in the 1930s and written by a miner out of his own bitter experience, it was one of the most powerful and original novels of that decade. It is tragic that Walter Brierley's portrayal should be highly topical in the 21st century as the number of jobless grows relentlessly.
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