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Poppy Field

Deborah Carr


ISBN: 9780008301019
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'A beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit' Rosemary, Netgalley Reader The USA Today bestseller!
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ISBN: 9780008301019
ANNOTATION:
'A beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit' Rosemary, Netgalley Reader The USA Today bestseller!

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'A beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit' Rosemary, Netgalley Reader The USA Today bestseller!

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'A beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit' Rosemary, Netgalley Reader

The USA Today bestseller!

Young nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job. 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.

Readers are falling in love with The Poppy Field:

'Both heartbreaking and full of hope and happiness' Pam, Goodreads

'Exceptional' Cassie's Books

'A beautifully written, highly enjoyable read' Nicki's Book Blog

'One to watch' Good Housekeeping

Author Biography

Deborah Carr lives on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands with her husband, two children and three rescue dogs. She became interested in books set in WW1 when researching her grandfather's time as a cavalryman in the 17th 21st Lancers.

      She is part of 'The Blonde Plotters' writing group and was Deputy Editor on the online review site, Novelicious.com. Her debut historical romance, Broken Faces, is set in WW1 and was runner-up in the 2012 Good Housekeeping Novel Writing Competition and given a 'special commendation' in the Harry Bowling Prize that year. The Poppy Field is her second historical novel.

Product Details

Author
Deborah Carr
Pages
400
Publisher
Harpercollins Publishers
Year
2018
ISBN-10
0008301018
ISBN-13
9780008301019
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publication Date
2018-12-17
Subtitle
A Gripping and Emotional World War One Historical Romance
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade