By Margaret Thomson Davis

ISBN-10: 1845028023

ISBN-13: 9781845028022

In the summertime of 1914, because the typhoon clouds of conflict start to assemble over Europe, existence in Glasgow is going on as basic – for the wealthy of their dependent mansions, and for the bad within the overcrowded tenements of the Gorbals.

Up at Hilltop apartment, domestic of the rich Cartwright family members, Virginia Watson is a kitchen maid whose lifestyles under stairs is an never-ending around of complication and drudgery. again within the Gorbals, her kin are struggling with a wasting conflict opposed to unemployment, starvation and disorder, whereas her father and brothers dream of the revolution that John Maclean and the 'Red Clydesiders' promise can be their salvation. every thing adjustments for Virginia after an opportunity assembly with Nicholas Cartwright, a speeding younger military officer and inheritor to the Cartwright fortune. Defying the entire conventions of the time, their illicit romance has infrequently started while battle breaks out, and Nicholas leaves to stand the horrors of the Western entrance.

A strong story of affection and loss, The Clydesiders is a superb portrayal of Glasgow through the First international struggle and the progressive turmoil of purple Clydeside.

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She had texted him earlier that morning to say that there was no news and he should catch up on some sleep. The previous night, when she had called to ask whether he had seen Danny, he had insisted on coming over. He had stayed until three in the morning, sitting with her mum or going out with her dad to search the dark streets. Ellie was sure Ross would have stayed with them all night if her dad had not insisted on driving him home after he fell asleep over a cup of coffee. ” asked Sergeant Donaldson, looking down at his list.

Danny choked and spluttered, trying to cough up the water that he had breathed into his lungs. Consciousness was flooding back now, and he tensed with fear as he realized that he was in a dark, cold place and his ankles and wrists were tied. He opened his eyes again and squinted at the bright disk of light. It was a flashlight beam. A dark shape crouched behind the beam and Danny peered at it, trying to make out what was there. At that instant the shape lunged forward and Danny winced as something sharp was rammed into the muscle of his thigh.

Clever girl. ” Morgana shook her head. ” Argent tutted impatiently. “’Course they don’t! Even if they wanted to, they couldn’t get down as far as our lower pastures. And I don’t think they eat 28 cattle anyway. ” “But Old Crocus went missing down by the bog—” “Because she fell in! ” Morgana’s lip began to quiver again. Old Crocus had been her favorite cow. Hastily, Argent moved on. “Dragons don’t even have bellies. At least, I don’t think they do. I think they use their wings to feed. ” asked Morgana.

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