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Publisher Description

September 1919: Twenty-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a clutch of letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great War. They trained together. They fought together.

But in 1917, Will laid down his guns on the battlefield and declared himself a conscientious objector, an act which has brought shame and dishonour on the Bancroft family.

The letters, however, are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He holds a secret deep within him. One that he is desperate to unburden himself of to Marian, if he can only find the courage. Whatever happens, this meeting will change his life – forever.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
May 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
Transworld
SIZE
1.4
MB

Customer Reviews

The Barefoot Lunatics ,

BRILLIANT

The sadness of a man unable to live the life he should have was extremely moving. And ironic that in old age he now lives in a world that might just accept him. The moral conflict of war, living with the actions of the past and the way it corrupts and shapes the man Tristan becomes was absorbing. If you've read Pat Barker, then this novel will be one to connect with that trajectory.

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