First World War fiction

    War in the Wasteland

    By Douglas Elwood Bond

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    Invisible Mile

    By David Coventry

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    Based on a true story, The Invisible Mile tells the story of the first English-speaking team to ride in the Tour de France.

    The Long, Long Trail: War at Home, 1917

    By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

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    The fourth book in the War at Home series by the author of The Morland Dynasty novels. Set against the evocative backdrop of World War I, this is an epic family drama featuring the Hunters and their servants


    By Salley Vickers

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    How much can love ask of us? Brilliant and mercurial Will Tye suffers a life changing accident. The terrible event ripples through three generations of the complex and eccentric Tye family, bringing to light old tragedies and dangerous secrets. Each member of the family holds some clue to the chain...

    African Queen

    By C. S. Forester

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    A prim and strait-laced missionary persuades a gin-swilling riverboat captain to use his boat to attack a German warship. With an introduction by Giles Foden, author of acclaimed novel The Last King of Scotland.

    Orphans and Angels

    By Linda Finlay

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    **The second compelling book in the much loved Red Cliffs Ragged School Series**For orphan Solomon, Red Cliffs offers a place of safety. But he still has something to hide . . . When young Solomon's father is injured in a tragic accident he finds himself at the Red Cliffs Ragged...

    War and Turpentine

    By Stefan Hertmans

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    Presents an imaginative reconstruction of a damaged life across the tumultuous decades of the twentieth century. This is a deeply moving portrayal of family, grief, love and war.

    Prisoner's Defence

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    These stories offer an unparalleled insight into everyday concerns on the home front, and illustrate the humour that kept up morale, as well as the impact of war on families and friends at home.

    Company K

    By William March

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    An unflinching portrait of a US Marine company in WWI, written by a decorated army hero.

    Summer Before the War

    By Helen Simonson

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    It is late summer in East Sussex, 1914. Amidst the season's splendour, fiercely independent Beatrice Nash arrives in the coastal town of Rye to fill a teaching position at the local grammar school. There she is taken under the wing of formidable matriarch Agatha Kent, who, along with her charming...

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