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The Long Walk Home

Valerie Wood / Anne Dover
Young Mikey Quinn scavenging on the streets of Hull is thrown into prison for stealing a rabbit from the butcher. His chief accuser a well-to-do lawyer has a daughter Eleanor whom he badly mistreats. When Mikey is released he finds that his mother has died and his brothers have been taken into the workhouse. Determined to find a better life for his family he walks to London to seek his fortune. There he comes under the evil patronage of the sinister Tully. But he also meets Eleanor again and between them they face the dangers of London and gradually make a new life for themselves. Together they have to face journeying back to Hull - the long walk home.

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Family Saga
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st June 2009
  • Duration 11 Hrs. 57 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781407926117