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Volcano Cottage by Ruth Hawker

Volcano Cottage by Ruth Hawker

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Volcano Cottage

by Ruth Hawker

Rigby, 1970, [First Edition], ISBN 085179095, hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, presentation plate on front end-paper, price-clipped dust-jacket shows a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, small holes in spine (of jacket) at back, top of spine (jacket) repaired (see photographs)

"Life in New Britain was dominated by fear of the dreaded gurias, and of Matapi, the volcano whose smoke hung like a sinister shadow over the beautiful land.  But living on the plantation was fun - even if there were some problems and frustrations.  Mrs Hawker's daughter was the wife of the manager, so it was a family affair in which everyone, including the native bois, shared in bringing up the children - who learned to speak pidgin as well as English."


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