(From the publisher):
Follow the fortunes of Minnie Dakin and her family. They are ropemakers who live in an underground village in 18th-century Derbyshire. Minnie's sister, Netty, lives in Sheffield, and when she falls ill, Minnie moves there to be with her. They live in a time when squalor and injustice is rife.
Original title: The Rope Carrier
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ England