"Promised a paradise at the edge of the world, they found a place where the devil himself would not care to loiter. "The Welsh Valleys, 1865. Impoverished smallholder Dafydd Rhys, his headstrong daughter Lisa and their family emigrate with friends to unknown Patagonia, at the tip of South America, where they are promised a life free from the pits and from punishment for speaking their own language. But can Dafydd find the strength to lead his people to overcome the tragedies and disasters they will face? This book includes a wealth of characters brought vividly to life who populate this tale of battles against injustice, bitter rivalries and the terrible forces of nature. At its core is the story of one family's quest to carve out a better life for themselves and their descendants.