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The Hungry Tide

Val Wood

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

In the slums of Hull, at the turn of the 18th century, lived Will and Maria Foster, constantly fighting a war against poverty, disease and crime. Will was a whaler, wedded to the sea, and when tragedy struck, crippling him for life, it was John Rayner, nephew of the owner of the whaling fleet, who was to rescue the family. Will had saved the boy's life on an arctic voyage and they were offered work and a home on the headlands of Holderness, on the estate owned by John Rayner's wealthy family. And there, Will's third child was born -- Sarah, a bright and beautiful girl who was to prove the strength of the family.As John watched Sarah grow into a serene and lovely woman, he became increasingly aware of his love for her, a love that was hopeless, for the gulf of wealth and social standing between them made marriage impossible. Against the background of the sea, the wide skies of Holderness, and the frightening crumbling land that meant so much to them, their love story was played out to its final climax.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kim Hicks

Length:

15h 31m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

32:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

33:02


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

28:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

35:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

46:24


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:56


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

30:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:00


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

45:33


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

37:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

34:33


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

19:48


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

54:16


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

54:44


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:22:33


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

47:15


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

43:49


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

28:46


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

32:07


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

53:10


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:07:56


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

36:36


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

26:18