Child of the Isle
"The book gives one the feeling that they are sitting at the kitchen table listening to Susan personally tell stories of the past - both her own, and those of her ancestors."
- Leland Meitzler [The Genealogy Blog]
There are few places in England which kept their rural charm and simplicity into the twentieth century as well as the Isle of Axholme.
Follow Susan's story through her memories of rural and village life in the post-war era when two ways of life, the Past and the Future, were colliding and when areas like the Isle of Axholme were still resisting the twentieth century call towards urbanisation.