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The Bell-Wether F.I. Linfoot

The Bell-Wether

F.I. Linfoot

Published October 1st 1998
ISBN : 9781852000790
Hardcover
450 pages
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 About the Book 

In following the lives of the congregation of a Methodist Church in prewar Manchester this novels heart is truly in the people it depicts, whether rich or poor, young or old, educated or less so.When Robert Garner, the new Methodist Minister,MoreIn following the lives of the congregation of a Methodist Church in prewar Manchester this novels heart is truly in the people it depicts, whether rich or poor, young or old, educated or less so.When Robert Garner, the new Methodist Minister, arrives with his wife and son, the effect on the congregation and the ongoing relationships between them all are inextricably linked- just as the flock are to the bellwether sheep.From the everyday happenings through to the deeper convictions and beliefs of the characters we are able to follow this close-knit community and empathise with each individual.The author brilliantly captures the soul of this northern community and the spirit of the period between the two world wars.