Review Request: And Such Great Names as These by Allen Makepeace

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‘And Such Great Names as These’ begins with a military execution in France … a key event in this story of the conflicting demands of duty, loyalty and love. The First World War, with its horrifying, endless slaughter on the Western Front, is the backdrop.

But it is in a drab, impoverished seaport town in north-east England where the major action takes place. Dolly Weston, a working-class woman, her husband reported missing, falls in love with an army officer recuperating from his injuries. When a deserter, previously decorated for bravery, comes on the scene, unhealed wounds from a bitter past are reopened.

And it is all observed by ten-year-old Joshua Slater, captive to the empty jingoism of his schoolteacher’s tales of heroism. Through small town bigotry and class prejudice, Joshua is led into the world of three people whom he comes to love and admire but who are destined to be torn cruelly apart.

Seventy-five per cent of the profits from this book will be donated to BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association).

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  1. Jackie Paulson
    Sounds interesting, and a page turner...

  2. Need a new read and this sounds like a page-turner!
    Allizabeth Collins

  3. I'm new at this blog reviewing, so this sounds like a winner for my first review! Sounds really good!
    Neisa Hutson
    aka Straight From the Writer's Mouth

  4. Seems interesting.

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  5. I would love to read this book and write a review!


  6. This sounds like an amazing read! If you're still looking for reviewers and readers I would love to be considered! My blog is Is It Amazing and my email is allicat0818[at]yahoo[dot]com


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