Set in the north of England at the turn of the century, this novel focuses on the lives and times of the people who lived there, describing the suffering of the miners and the advent of World War I. Other publications by Cronin include "Adventures of a Black Bag", a collection of short stories.
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A. J. Cronin was born in Scotland in 1896. In 1914 he entered the Faculty of Medicine at Glasgow University, but his studies were interrupted by war service as a surgeon sub lieutenant in the Navy. He graduated in 1919, and was later appointed Medical Inspector of Mines. He practised medicine in London until ill health made him return to literature, and he wrote many hugely successful novels, including the famous Dr Finlay series. He was married with three sons, and died in 1981.
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Descrizione libro Little Brown & Co (T), 1935. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P11057500276X
Descrizione libro Little Brown & Co (T). Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 057500276X New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW7.1824095