This novel is a portrait of rural life and how that way of life, which had existed for centuries in England, was eclipsed by The Great War.
The announcement of hostilities in August 1914 was greeted with patriotic fervour, later Kitchener sought to boost the military with the creation of 'Pals Battalions' and Lincolnshire was no exception with the 7th, 8th and 10th Lincolns.
No one could imagine the horror that awaited in France not only for the troops but also Nursing Auxiliaries drawn from every social station - all keen to serve King and Country.
The story centres round two young men, each dominant in their respective family who carry their childhood feud with them onto the battlefield of the Somme...
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Brewin Books
- Publication Date: 01/05/2015
- Category: First World War fiction
- ISBN: 9781858585352