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RETURN OF THE NATIVE [NOOK Book]

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The narrative begins on the evening of Guy Fawkes Night as Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the surrounding hills, emphasizing—not for the last time—the pagan spirit of the heath and its denizens.

Venn is a reddleman; he travels the country marking flocks of sheep with a red mineral called "reddle", a dialect term for red ...
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Overview

The narrative begins on the evening of Guy Fawkes Night as Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the surrounding hills, emphasizing—not for the last time—the pagan spirit of the heath and its denizens.

Venn is a reddleman; he travels the country marking flocks of sheep with a red mineral called "reddle", a dialect term for red ochre. Although his trade has stained him red from head to foot, underneath his devilish colouring he is a handsome, shrewd, well-meaning young man. His passenger is a young woman named Thomasin Yeobright, whom Venn is taking home. Earlier that day, Thomasin had planned to marry Damon Wildeve, a local innkeeper known for his fickleness; however, a minor technical difficulty delayed the marriage and Thomasin, in distress, ran after the reddleman's van and asked him to take her home. Venn himself is in love with Thomasin, and unsuccessfully wooed her a year or two before. Now, although he knows Wildeve is unworthy of her love, he is so devoted to her that he is willing to help her secure the man of her choice.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012605436
  • Publisher: TLC BOOKS
  • Publication date: 1/5/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 936,428
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2014

    Get a pink ipad

    Kiss your hand three times post this on three other books and look under your pillow

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2012

    I see whatcha did there

    Mmmhhhhmmmm i saw it. O_____o

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    Posted April 29, 2012

    I know what happened here...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2012

    To april

    Whateves i witnessed it jerk! I watched as they kissed and alex sat on dylans stomach and whatever they did next. So there "ape"ril!

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    Posted May 6, 2012

    Dylan to alex

    Hey you there

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    Posted May 1, 2012

    Alex

    Yup

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