Till The Boys Come Home

Till The Boys Come Home

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In 1918 the Great War has taken so much from so many and it threatens to take even more still from the Hunters, their friends and their servants. Edward, in a bid to run away from problems at home, decides not to resist conscription and ends up at the Front. Sadie's hopes for love are unrequited, and Laura has to flee Artemis House when it is shelled and she finds herself in London driving an ambulance. Ethel, the nursery maid, masks her own pain by caring for other people's children but she must take care not to get too attached. The government has to bring in rationing, and manpower shortages means the conscription age is extended. The Russians have fallen out of the war and a series of terrifying all-out attacks drive the Allies back almost to the Channel, and for the first time England faces the real prospect of defeat. No one can see an end to the war and yet, a small glimmer of hope remains...
Publisher: London :, Sphere,, 2018.
ISBN: 9780751565591
Characteristics: 394 pages : genealogical table ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Until the boys come home

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DenisDesautels
Nov 06, 2018

Continuation of the series War at Home. I find the series captivating as the story mirrors the major events of WWI. A good story teller she gets us wrapped up with the characters. Can't wait for the final chapter Pack Up Your Troubles, out in hardback in June 2019 and in paperback in December 2019.

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