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Guardian & Observer reviews
Far-reaching novel detailing the exploits of John Turner, an eighteenth century packman travelling distances his peers find hard to comprehend - Garner cleverly switches the narrative to the present day where Ian and Sal come to terms with the affects of Turner's life and death. "A powerful and deeply felt narrative" "Financial Times"
Here John Turner Was Cast Away In A Heavy Snow Storm In The Night In Or About The Year 1755 The Print Of A Woman's Shoe Was Found By His Side In The Snow Where He Lay Dead This enigmatic memorial stone, high on the bank of a prehistoric Pennine track in Cheshire, is a mystery that lives on in the hill farms today.