Hannah EatonÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs second graphic novel follows her much-acclaimed debut, Naming Monsters, shortlisted for the 2012 Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition and for the Graphic Scotland 9th Art Award.
ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂAnd that will be England gone,ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¨ The shadows, the meadows, the lanes, ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¨The guildhalls, the carved choirsÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¦ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¨ Philip Larkin
A pair of murders has occurred 65 years apart, uncanny echoes of each other, in the ancient woodland beside Blackwood, a small town in middle England. Both evidence and local lore suggest overtones of ritual or of the occult. Past and present collide in the mind of 93-year-old Peg, while through her great-grandson 11-year-old Mason, and other members of her family, we soon discover that the town and PegÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs own life are full of secrets.
Blackwood gradually reveals the dark soul of the town, where local politics and the human heart conspire to preserve England ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ its meadows, lanes and shadows ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ at any cost.