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The poppy field

By: Carr, Deborah

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0008301018 / 9780008301019
Paperback
823.92
17/12/2018
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England
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20 cm 391 pages
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`One to Watch' Good Housekeeping Young nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job in the NHS.

Needing to escape from it all, Gemma agrees to help renovate a rundown farmhouse in Doullens, France, a town near the Somme.

There, in a boarded-up cupboard, wrapped in old newspapers, is a tin that reveals the secret letters and heartache of Alice Le Breton, a young volunteer nurse who worked in a casualty clearing station near the front line. Set in the present day and during the horrifying years of the war, both woman discover deep down the strength and courage to carry on in even the most difficult of times.

Through Alice's words and her unfailing love for her sweetheart at the front, Gemma learns to truly live again. This epic historical novel will take your breath away. 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Readers are falling in love with The Poppy Field: `A beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit' Rosemary, Netgalley `Both heartbreaking and full of hope and happiness' Pam, Goodreads `Exceptional' Cassie's Books `A beautifully written, highly enjoyable read' Nicki's Book Blog

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FRH Historical romance, FV Historical fiction

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