Dot Tegydd is the third daughter of propertied parents who longed for a son. Hywel Fletcher was born the day his father was killed in the pit, and is bitterly resented by his mother. And Huw Pettigrew is the much-loved and hard-working eldest child in a respected working family. Dot and Hywel dream of a contented future caring for their land, while Huw's dreams are more like nightmare . . . Yet when tragedy strikes it is Huw's vision which brings the three together and gives each of them, in the end, their heart's desire.She could see that her mother, who had put on a lot of weight since she became undisputed mistress in her own house, was not in the least interested. ... with it a charm which plump white cheeks, a double chin and fingers whose skin was stretched as tight as little sausages could not rival. ... a#39;When will you leam to mind your own business, Dotty? ... Better just to let Kate say all the cruel things she could lay her tongue to a and then go away somewhere quiet and tell herself that heranbsp;...
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