"The Blood is Strong - A novel of the Highland Clearances"
Richenda Francis ISBN:1 899863 22 2 PRICE: £5.99 PAGES: p/b; 216pp 216x138mm First paperback edition.
A young Canadian girl returns to the remote Hebridean island from which her ancestors emigrated and finds herself swept into the past of those very ancestors. In this love story, Richenda Francis recreates the Uists of 1851 with carefully researched historical detail and tells the story of the crofters and their brutal eviction in unsentimental authenticity. "... a competently crafted novel in which both past and present are inextricably woven." West Highland Free Press.
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