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And Such Great Names as These

Allen Makepeace

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A military execution in France … a key event in this story of the conflicting demands of duty, loyalty and love. The war, with its horrifying, endless slaughter on the western front, is the backdrop.

But it is in a drab, impoverished seaport town in north-east England where the major action takes place. Dolly Weston, her husband reported missing, falls in love with an army officer recuperating from his injuries. When a deserter, previously decorated for bravery, comes on the scene, unhealed wounds from a bitter past are reopened.

And it is all observed by ten-year-old Joshua Slater, captive to the empty jingoism of his schoolteacher’s tales of heroism. Through small town bigotry and prejudice, Joshua is led into the world of three people whom he comes to love and admire but who are destined to be torn cruelly apart.

Seventy-five per cent of the profits from this book will be donated to BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association).

And Such Great Names as These
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  • 1,49 €
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Historical
  • Published: 15 June 2011
  • Publisher: Allen Makepeace
  • Print Length: 332 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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