Black Sheep

Version: Unabridged
Author: Susan Hill
Narrator: Alison Larkin
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: November 2014
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours, 34 minutes
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A searing family story from one of our most beloved writers

The village is called Mount of Zeal. It s built in a bowl like an amphitheater, with the winding gear where the stage would be. The pit lies below. Ted Howker s school is on the edge of Lower Terrace next to the chapel. Upper Terrace in a thunderous echo of the Bible so loved by Ted s grandfather is Paradise. Ted, his father, and his brothers live in Middle. In the beginning: a household of men, all of whom work in the pit.

Susan Hill is an exceptional writer at the height of her powers. Every word is precisely right: the descriptions of the village and the pit, the people and the farm are exact and true; the heartbreak is inevitable yet new; and the imagery and imagination take your breath away."

Author Details

Author Details

Hill, Susan

Susan Hill has written three Ruby Raccoon stories, including Ruby Bakes a Cake, Ruby Paints a Picture, and Ruby's Perfect Day. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two daughters.