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The Cage: A Parable Michael Weston

The Cage: A Parable

Michael Weston

Published December 1st 1986
ISBN : 9780312001124
Hardcover
386 pages
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A grisly discovery in an 1880s tin mining community in Cornwall leads to the unraveling of a years-old murder mystery.Isolated in the midst of Cornish moorland, the mining village of Windfall was a primitive and savage place. The inhabitants, used to a life of harsh unremitting labour, neither liked nor trusted outsiders - especially outsiders like Welland Halt and his beautiful daughter Ruth.They came into the village shrouded in mystery. He was brilliant, ambitious, ready to love and be loved. She was young, innocent, naively vulnerable.Their presence created havoc, unleashed passion and violent emotion, and culminated in a barbaric act of savage justice.