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Small Gains (Gains, #1) A Tragic Saga Set At The Turn Of The 18th Century A Poverty Stricken Family Struggles To Survive Against Unimaginable Odds Set Just After The Napoleonic Wars, Small Gains Is The Story Of Clara, A True Heroine Who Struggles To Keep Her Head Above Water In A Time Of Poverty And Prejudice Nat, The Cruel But Incredibly Attractive Son Of The Local Rich Family, Turns Both Clara And Her Family S Lives Upside Down, Both In The World Of Racing And In The Flushes Of First Love And With The Threat Of Tuberculosis Hanging Over Them All, Clara Faces Up To Her Extraordinary Life And Loves With Certainty And Passion This Is A Powerful Novel The Story That Jane Austen Never Told.


10 thoughts on “Small Gains (Gains, #1)

  1. says:

    I enjoyed this, it was well written and realistic The plot went in directions I wasn t expecting and explored a few interesting themes refreshing I like the way K.M Peyton writes, she has an honest and insightful way with words and her characters are complex and flawed However as usual I have complaints, because I m picky SPOILERS AHEAD 1 I can t stand it


  2. says:

    A great book very well written A good insight on what life was like at the end of the 19th Century England for farm families The book depicts really well the poor living condition and the huge discrepancy between rich and poor family It also shows well how women were treated and how young people were considered adults And finally a very good description of character


  3. says:

    I did enjoy reading this book The story was excellent but the style of writing was a bit too simple for my taste It was in the 15 plus section in the library but really a ten year old wouldn t have any trouble reading this It was too simple The descriptions were great but lackeddiscriptive words, harder word It wouldn t be suitable for a ten year old to read though as there w


  4. says:

    I randomly picked this up at the library, thinking I d heard of the name K.M Peyton, and I d give it a go I ended up really enjoying it Clara has a great voice, and the characters are all very well drawn The antagonism of the Grovers is deliciously nasty, but it is clear that Nat struggles against his powerful father, and would be a better man if he weren t under his parents bad influe


  5. says:

    An enjoyably pastoral tale I enjoyed spending time with Clara and her horses, throughout her coming of age I also felt that the village and its inhabitants were thoughtfully rendered some beautiful prose in here.


  6. says:

    This nearly deserves a 5 How I love K.M Peyton


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