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The Kinnons of Candleriggs

(The first book in the Candleriggs series)
A novel by

An uncompromising story of one woman's life in Victorian Glasgow. Kate, a chamber maid, pregnant and unexpectedly married to the son of Irish landed gentry, expects a life fitting her husband's status, but her husband is cut off without a penny by his family. So, instead, as poverty-stricken Irish immigrants considered the lowest of the low by the Glaswegians, she has to battle religious, cultural, and social prejudice. Told with humour, compassion, and a keen insight into the period, this is a first rate read.


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September 2004 : UK Paperback

Title: The Kinnons of Candleriggs
Author(s): Jenny Telfer Chaplin
ISBN: 1-904492-64-9 / 978-1-904492-64-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: BeWrite Books
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