The Land, The Land

Roger Oldfield farms sheep in one of the most beautiful valleys in the Yorkshire Dales.  Roger and his family – Annie his wife, daughter Lily, and autistic son, Danny – battle against the billionaire’s company, the greedy neighbouring farmer, the local council, and powerful forces within London’s political circles. 

Civil war looms.

Set between some of the wildest and most stunning scenery in Britain, and the heaving London metropolis, this epic story traces the clash of personalities, environmental interests, and ultimately the philosophies of twenty-first-century society.

"I know why people die for their land. I don’t mean die for their country. I mean die for their LAND.  I’d die for my land.  I’d die for a single acre of my land."

About the author

Robin Hawdon is a well-known playwright and author with a long and successful career as a film, TV, theatre actor and theatre director.

There have been productions of his plays in more than forty countries. His latest novels are the topical political thrillers No10 and The Land, The Land. Robin is married to Sheila who is also a novelist and psychotherapist. Their two daughters are also published writers.

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Why We Like It

  • “Beautifully written... complete with a few astounding surprises... an absolutely enjoyable novel from beginning to end.” Readers Favourite review.
  • “A fabulous read. Couldn’t put it down... fully formed characters you can empathise with, dialogue that made me chuckle, and a plot which lends itself to any number of twists and turns.” Peter Mason, ex-Daily Express.

Robin Hawdon is a well-known playwright and author with a long and successful career as a film, TV, theatre actor and theatre director.

There have been productions of his plays in more than forty countries. His latest novels are the topical political thrillers No10 and The Land, The Land. Robin's partner Sheila is a novelist and psychotherapist., while their two daughters are also published writers.

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