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The little peat-cutters

or, The song of love.

by Emma Marshall

  • 104 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by R. Carter in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesFireside library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ6.M36 Li
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5233660M
LC Control Number75304029

Peat fires may seem like a wintertime topic, but in fact summer is the time for cutting turves of peat, drying them, and stacking them. There used to be many areas of northern Europe better supplied with peat bogs than with trees. Peat, also called turf, was a convenient household fuel when there wasn't much firewood around.   A little nearer the coast is an abandoned shieling, its turf roof collapsed inwards, fireplace choked with weeds; a Gaelic Bible, swollen with damp, falls open at the Book of Job, releasing a few.

Peat-cutters on Islay find a human hand. Inspector Angus Blue comes from Oban to investigate. Inspector Angus Blue and his team slowly piece together the little evidence they have, and discover the men were killed on a wartime base, over 70 years ago. Portobello Book Blog does not share personal information with third-parties nor does. - Explore k8isg82's board "all things Peat" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ireland, Bog body and Outer hebrides pins.

  This is a 4,year-old cold case: Ghosts of Murdered Kings, right now, on NOVA. A bog in Ireland's midlands: wet, spongy ground, composed of peat, a fossil fuel commonly burned in Irish homes.   “Cut it up—ask the peat cutters of Ireland and Scotland for advice—then use the peat to improve gardens, dry it out and chuck it into the locals’ log burners for free : Eric Grundhauser.


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The themes of this book were addressed at a majorFile Size: 2MB. This is a list of bog bodies in order of country in which they were first discovered. Bog bodies, or bog people, are the naturally preserved corpses of humans and some animals recovered from peat bodies have been most commonly found in the Northern European countries of Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The turf spade. The turf. The bogs were the last wilderness to form in the Irish landscape in the wake of the Ice Age. As they expanded, they forced back the onrush of farmers and stopped field expansion along their inhospitable borders.

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If you love crime novels you must read The Peat Dead. This one's up there with the best. Two peat cutters on the island of Islay stumble across a human hand buried beneath the peat.

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If an open fire is, as Charles Dudley Warner says, the eye of a room; then surely a little river may be called the mouth, the most expressive feature, of a. When the peat-cutters came to report the dead man, Gil Cunningham was up in the roof-space of his mother's house, teaching his new young wife believe the corpse to be that of a local missing man.

His wife and the widow who runs the. In Unlocking the Past, Martin Jones, a leading expert at the forefront of bioarchaeology—the discipline that gave Michael Crichton the premise for Jurassic Park—explains how this pioneering science is rewriting human history and unlocking stories of the past that could never have been told the first time, the building blocks of ancient Pages: Emma Marshall is a PhD Researcher in Human Geography at the University of Exeter, and is a member of the Spatial Responsibilities Research Group, the South West Doctoral Training Centre, and the Foundation for European Progressive.