The tale of lives won from a cruel sea and crueller landlords.
The dawning of the herring fisheries brought with it the hope of escape from the Highland Clearances, and this story paints a vivid picture of a community fighting against nature and history, and refusing to be crushed.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 592 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 01/06/1978
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571090419