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Hungry Hill | [Daphne Du Maurier]

Hungry Hill

Hungry Hill is a passionate story of five generations of an Irish family and the copper mine of Hungry Hill with which their fortunes and fate are so closely bound.
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Publisher's Summary

Hungry Hill is a passionate story of five generations of an Irish family and the copper mine of Hungry Hill with which their fortunes and fate are so closely bound.

©1943 Daphne Du Maurier; (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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    Beverly Naples, NY, United States 07-15-10
    Beverly Naples, NY, United States 07-15-10 Member Since 2010
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    "A Grand Tale"

    This is a lovely, tragic story by Daphne DuMaurier and very nice to listen to. The narrator was able to give character to the many different family members of the Broderick family and the Dunehaven families and miners as well.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    W.Denis Savannah, GA, United States 03-24-10
    W.Denis Savannah, GA, United States 03-24-10
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    "Subject Matter"

    Books about family generations coping with some curse tend to be full of people who come to dislike each other and live in seemingly endless conflict. While this great author handles all of this very well the result is still a remorseful tale which I could have done without. Another theme is the world against Ireland which I have heard quite enough of.

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    1/4/14
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    "Didn't finish it!"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    The story was relentlessly depressing - and I'm a fan of Du Maurier!


    What will your next listen be?

    Something epic that I can lose myself in.


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Maureen O'Brien?

    I don't think it would have mattered who read it - it just didn't grab me.


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Not really!


    Any additional comments?

    It's the only book I've bought that I couldn't finish. All the others have been great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ms. Kay Fenton
    East Sussex
    1/1/14
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    "Disappointed"
    Would you try another book written by Daphne Du Maurier or narrated by Maureen O'Brien?

    I am a great fan of Daphne Du Maurier so would always try another of her books. Narration was good.


    What was most disappointing about Daphne Du Maurier’s story?

    I waited for something to happen. It was just one repeat family negative trait one generation after another. Not my thing.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Laura
    Woking, United Kingdom
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    "Loved it the whole way through"

    The story of the copper mine is developed through time and it is easy to linger and be absorbed by each character. very enjoyable indeed.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Peter
    Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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    What did you like most about Hungry Hill?

    The story of five generations of the Brodrick family, landholders in Dunhaven Ireland starting in 1820 when "Copper John" Brodrick cements a deal to start a copper mine at Hungry Hill.

    The story culminates in 1920 as the last of the line John-Henry returns from the Great War in 1920 to reclaim the family estate and finds himself unwittingly involved in the Irish rebellion.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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