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The Soldier's Return: A Novel

Bragg, Melvyn

ISBN 10: 1559706392 / ISBN 13: 9781559706391
Published by Arcade Publishing, 2002
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Soldier's Return: A Novel

Publisher: Arcade Publishing

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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When Sam Richardson returns in 1946 from the "Forgotten War" in Burma to his hometown in northern England, he finds little changed. The war has changed him, however, broadening his horizons but also leaving him deeply scarred with traumatic, often hellish, memories. In addition, his six-year-old son Joe barely remembers him, and his wife has gained a new sense of independence from her wartime job. As all three strive to adjust, the bonds of love and loyalty are stretched to the breaking point in this taut and profoundly moving novel that captures what millions of families experienced in the aftermath of World War II.

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Melvyn Bragg was born in Wigton, England, the setting for this novel. He is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction, including The Cumbrian Trilogy, The Maiden of Buttermere, and A Time to Dance. In 1998 he was made a life peer.

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