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A son of war Signed

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Signed by author Very good condition

The upheavals of the Second World War reverberated in the peace that followed, and many found a return to the old life more difficult than they had anticipated. Like Sam Richardson, who was determined to break free of the constraints of his background and leave Cumbria for the promised land of Australia. Yet now, a few months on, he has settled for a job in Wigton's paper factory, and believes he has put both his aspirations and his memories of fighting in Burma behind him. His wife, Ellen, begins to know better, realising how close to the brink their marriage had come. Between them their young son Joe strives to fulfil the conflicting expectations of childhood and adolescence and confronts his own demons. Crafted with potent understatement and acute insight into the twists and turns of the heart, this is a formidable successor to Melvyn Bragg's widely praised and award-winning novel, THE SOLDIER'S RETURN

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Author(s):
Melvyn Bragg
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340734159
ISBN-13:
9780340734155
Number of pages:
426
Publisher:
Sceptre
Title:
Melvyn Bragg

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Signed by author Very good condition

The upheavals of the Second World War reverberated in the peace that followed, and many found a return to the old life more difficult than they had anticipated. Like Sam Richardson, who was determined to break free of the constraints of his background and leave Cumbria for the promised land of Australia. Yet now, a few months on, he has settled for a job in Wigton's paper factory, and believes he has put both his aspirations and his memories of fighting in Burma behind him. His wife, Ellen, begins to know better, realising how close to the brink their marriage had come. Between them their young son Joe strives to fulfil the conflicting expectations of childhood and adolescence and confronts his own demons. Crafted with potent understatement and acute insight into the twists and turns of the heart, this is a formidable successor to Melvyn Bragg's widely praised and award-winning novel, THE SOLDIER'S RETURN

Author(s):
Melvyn Bragg
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340734159
ISBN-13:
9780340734155
Number of pages:
426
Publisher:
Sceptre
Title:
Melvyn Bragg

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