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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

God's Own Country by Ross Raisin

God's Own Country - Ross Raisin

bookshelves: hardback, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, spring-2012, dodgy-narrator, debut, britain-england, bucolic-or-pastoral, yorkshire

Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Spotted on Blair's update; wanted a looksee
Read from April 18 to May 11, 2012

Imported from tablet:

God's Own Country

Br - Eng - Yorkshire
Dodgy Narrator
Shuddery delicious

It's lambing season on the moors and the local area has been getting a brassing up what with the tomato army moving in an' all.

Classic Greengrass moment: http://youtu.be/OjewyTaf5ec

Another in this ilk: The Wrong Boy by Willy Russell

Finished 11/5/2012

3.5* - God's Own Country (2008)
1* - Waterline (2012)

Dedication: To Margaret 1948-2005

Opening: Ramblers. Daft sods in pink and green hats. It wasn't even cold. They moved down the field swing-swaying like a line of drunks, addled with the air and the land, and the smell of manure. I watched them from up top, their bright heads peeping through the fog.