Heida: A Shepherd at the Edge of the World

Author:   Steinunn Sigurdardottir
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN:  

9781473696471


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   18 April 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Steinunn Sigurdardottir
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Imprint:   John Murray Publishers Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 13.50cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 21.50cm
Weight:   0.312kg
ISBN:  

9781473696471


ISBN 10:   147369647
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   18 April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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What a story . . . a real-life Bathsheba from Far From the Madding Crowd, but undistracted by the endless queue of male suitors . . . this frank, unusual book details a year in her life * Muddy Stilettos * A rare portrait of a woman possessed of frontier courage and a sense of humour and humility . . . revelatory and inspiring * The Herald * I had the feeling while reading it that Heida was in MY kitchen, idly chatting to ME and that I was getting to know her really well, as a close friend . . . It was a privilege to be 'talked to' as a friend and allowed to share a fine farmer's life for a few hours * Rosamund Young, author of THE SECRET LIVES OF COWS * Heida is a force of nature . . . she has about her an honesty that is never less than enchanting * Sunday Times *


What a story . . . a real-life Bathsheba from Far From the Madding Crowd, but undistracted by the endless queue of male suitors . . . this frank, unusual book details a year in her life * Muddy Stilettos * I had the feeling while reading it that Heida was in MY kitchen, idly chatting to ME and that I was getting to know her really well, as a close friend . . . It was a privilege to be 'talked to' as a friend and allowed to share a fine farmer's life for a few hours * Rosamund Young, author of THE SECRET LIVES OF COWS * Heida is a force of nature . . . she has about her an honesty that is never less than enchanting * Sunday Times *


I had the feeling while reading it that Heida was in MY kitchen, idly chatting to ME and that I was getting to know her really well, as a close friend . . . It was a privilege to be 'talked to' as a friend and allowed to share a fine farmer's life for a few hours * Rosamund Young, author of THE SECRET LIVES OF COWS * Heida is a force of nature . . . she has about her an honesty that is never less than enchanting * Sunday Times *


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Steinunn Siguroardottir is one of Iceland's most highly acclaimed novelists and poets. Her first book The Thief of Time was an international bestseller and was made into a film starring Emmanuelle Beart. Three of her other novels - Place of the Heart, Yo-Yo and The Good Lover - have also been translated into English.

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