- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Viking; First Edition edition (2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0670917346
- ISBN-13: 978-0670917341
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.9 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,541,939 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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God's Own Country Hardcover – 2008
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Narrated by Sam, the dialect put me in mind of the language used by the youths in 'Clockwork Orange': 'they were rooted to their seats, shuffling about in dafflement'; 'he glegged at his charver but he didn't know what to do neither'; 'some feckless trunklement no one would ever buy'.
I was absolutely riveted from page 1, when in a hilarious episode Sam, out on his wanderings, encounters some despised ramblers. And although described as showing 'unredeemable delinquency', I found it impossible to dislike Sam, whose affection for his dog and intelligence were in stark contrast to the immature and self-obsessed neighbour's daughter...