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Now a major movie, Private Peaceful is the stunning classic novel of love and war from Michael Morpurgo, beloved and bestselling author of War Horse Told in the voice of Private Tommo Peaceful, the story follows twenty-four hours at the front, and captures his memories of his family and his village life - by no means as tranquil as it appeared. Full of vivid detail and engrossing atmosphere, leading to a dramatic and moving conclusion, Private Peaceful is both a compelling love story and a deeply moving account of the First World War.

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Peaceful, living in a town of Britain, leads a peaceful, bright and fragrant life with his mom, two brothers and favored girl Molly. When they encounter sorrow, bitterness, desperation, and seemingly inextricable dilemma, they sing a song of Oranges and Lemons. Peaceful used to be sensitive, delicate and timid. In such singing, he gradually grows up. He thinks life in the final analysis can be summarized into a word: perseverance.

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Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include 'Shadow', 'A Medal for Leroy' and 'Little Manfred'. His novel 'War Horse' has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children's Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.

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