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The Dig: A Novel Based on True Events

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The Dig: A Novel Based on True Events - Preston, John
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"In the long, hot summer of 1939, Britain is preparing for war, but on a riverside farm in Suffolk there is excitement of another kind. Mrs. Pretty, the widowed owner of the farm, has had her hunch confirmed that the mounds on her land hold buried treasure. As the dig proceeds, it becomes clear that this is no ordinary find. This fictional recreation of the famed Sutton Hoo dig follows three months of intense activity when locals fought outsiders, professionals thwarted amateurs, and love and rivalry flourished in equal ...

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The Dig: A Novel Based on True Events 2016, Other Press (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781590517802

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