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A Man of Honour
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A Man of Honour (Paperback)

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Synopsis

'I am that, to be sure. Shane O'Neill's the name, but the whole world calls me Blackie.'



Opening five years before the start of A Woman of Substance, A Man of Honour begins with 13-year-old Blackie O'Neill facing an uncertain future in rural County Kerry. Orphaned and alone, he has just buried his sister, Bronagh, and must leave his home to set sail for England, in search of a better life with his mother's brother in Leeds. There, he learns his trade as a navvy, amid the grand buildings and engineering triumphs of one of England's most prosperous cities, and starts to dream of greater things... And then, high on the Yorkshire moors, in the mists of a winter morning he meets a kitchen maid called Emma Harte.





In A Man of Honour, the true Blackie O'Neill is revealed. For the first time, readers discover his story: his tumultuous life, the obstacles facing him, the desire he has to throw off the impotence of poverty and move up in the world. Like his friend Emma, he is ambitious, driven, disciplined, and determined to make it to the top. And like Emma Harte, he is an unforgettable character for the millions who loved the book.







Don't miss this stunning new novel from Barbara Taylor Bradford - available to pre-order now!

Fiction & PoetryHistorical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 16/09/2021 ISBN-13: 9780008242558  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Barbara Taylor Bradford was born and raised in England. She started her writing career on the Yorkshire Evening Post and later worked as a journalist in London. Her first novel, A Woman of Substance, became an enduring bestseller and was followed by many more, including the bestselling Harte series. Barbara's books have sold over eighty-five million copies worldwide in more than ninety countries and forty languages, and ten mini-series and television movies have been made of her books. In October of 2007, Barbara was appointed an OBE by the Queen for her services to literature.

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