Field Service (Heftet)


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 304
Forlag: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781784160340
Omtale: Field Service
Morlancourt, Northern France, 1920. In the aftermath of the world's bloodiest conflict, a small contingent of battle-worn soldiers remains in France. Captain James Reid and his men are tasked with the identification and burial of innumerable corpses as they come to terms with the events of the past four years. The stark contrast between the realities of burying men in France and the reports of honouring the dead back in Britain is all too clear. But it is only when the daily routine is interrupted by a visit from two women, both seeking solace from their grief, that the men are forced to acknowledge the part they too have played. With his trademark unerring precision, Robert Edric explores the emotional hinterland which lies behind the work done by the War Graves Commission in the wake of the First World War.

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