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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GOWANS, ELIZABETH. DUST JACKET ART BY STEVEN SEYMOUR. Title: Shepherd's Warning. (the Sequel to "the Stravaigers". )
Description: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1985, first edition.. 177 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0241115698 "The five Blair children are still at Mowdy Mains farm, helping their parents mind the sheep and hens, and 'stravaiging' over the hills after their tasks are done. Only life isn't as peaceful as it seems and some recent unsettling events have cast a shadow of uncertainty over their future. Their troubles begin with the mysterious sheep-worrying, followed by the untimely disappearance of their own dog, Young Laird. T h e n c o m es the disturbing news that Mowdy Mains is running at a loss and that the farm is to be sold. These events cannot be overlooked, for its seems to the Blair children as though something - or someone - is out to drive the Blair family of f Mo wd y M ai ns for ever. A sequel to 'The Stravaigers', Elizabeth Gowan's second novel blends excitement and mystery against a background of life on a small Scottish hill farm." Very light browning to pages and edge of textblock, minor wri nkl e at bot to m o f s pin e. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing, two small tears with creases - archivally taped. Very Good/Very Good-.
Keywords: Blair Family, Mowdy Mains Farm, Farms, Sheep, Dogs, Young Laird, Sheep Worrying, Childhood, Mystery, Mysteries, Adventure, Scotland, Scottish, Farm Life, Rural.
Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 22354
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