Fire, Bed and Bone by Henrietta Branford


Fire, Bed and Bone by Henrietta Branford

Stylish reissue of a multi-award-winning, dramatic tale of the Peasants' Revolt. The narrator of this unforgettable tale is an old hunting dog. Living with the lowly Rufus and Comfort and their children, she has all a dog could ask for - fire, bed and bone. But this is 1381 and unrest is spreading like plague among the peasants of southern England, who are tired of the hardship and injustice they suffer at the hands of oppressive landlords. Rebellion is in the air, stirred up by men like John Ball and Wat Tyler, and life for man - and dog - is about to change dramatically...


An extraordinary book. Janni Howker, TES; An excellent read. The Independent; Brilliantly devised. The Times

About the Author

Henrietta Branford
Henrietta Branford was born in India in 1946. Her father was a soldier and they soon moved to Jordan,Henrietta didn’t start writing until she was about 40 years old.Henrietta was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 1997. During the following year she had three operations and chemotherapy, but her cancer turned out to be very vigorous and could not be treated effectively. She died at home aged 53 in Southampton on 23 April 1999.

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128 pages
Interest Age: 10+


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Publication date

6th May 2002



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