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Greener Grass by Caroline Pignat

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: When the potato blight hits Ireland in the 1800s, Kit Byrne’s family loses their livelihood. As a result Kit’s Da is forced to go to England in search of work, and Kit’s family nearly starves as they try to survive. Living under an ambivalent land owner and a militant middle manager named Mr. Lynch, Kit’s anger toward them grows as the blight is used to evict several people and take advantage of them. After tragedy personally strikes her family, Kit takes matters into her own hands, seeking revenge for the wrongs committed against her family and community....

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