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Kate Caterina

Kate Caterina

by: William Riviere

 

When Kate Fenn marries a young Italian medical student in London in the mid-thirties she finds herself, as Caterina d'Alessandria, in Tuscany when World War II breaks out. With her brother and brother-in-law in opposing armies, a husband imprisoned for his anti-Fascist activities and a small...


ISBN: 9780340770382

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Subject: Fiction, War

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A Darker Place

A Darker Place

by: Jack Higgins

 

Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the 'legend' that is Jack Higgins Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will...


ISBN: 9780007294930

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Subject: Fiction, War

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A Good War

A Good War

by: Patrick Bishop

 

Adam Tomaszewski is a Polish airman, flying Hurricanes alongside British pilots as the Battle of Britain rages in the summer skies over Kent and Sussex. Facing death daily and far from his friends and family, Adam finds himself drawn to a maverick Irish soldier called Gerry Cunningham. 'You're...


ISBN: 9780340951705

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Subject: Fiction, War

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Ride Upon the Storm

Ride Upon the Storm

by: Ann Neve

 

This epic story follows the lives and loves of people in a small rural community on the Norfolk coast during World War I, their relationships with soldiers stationed there initially to replace coastguards, and the fate of those soldiers after they leave for the trenches.


ISBN: 9781905886999

Publisher: Troubador Publishing

Subject: Fiction, War

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Anthem

Anthem

by: Tim Binding

 

In 1952, in London's last great fog, a small boy, Henry Armstrong, is separated from his mother. Thirty years later, as a bandsman in the Royal Marines and bound for the Falklands, he still has not found her. Meanwhile, the life of Henry's childhood friend, shoe salesman Richard Roach, is in...


ISBN: 9780330487450

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Subject: Fiction, War

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An Ice-Cream War

An Ice-Cream War

by: William Boyd

 

Set in the years 1914 to 1918, "An Ice Cream War" follows the fortunes of two English brothers who enlist and fight in German East Africa. Contrasting the vibrant chaos of East Africa with the quiet gentility of Edwardian England, the novel tracks the brothers' very different but equally tragic...


ISBN: 9780140065718

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Subject: Fiction, War

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Churchill's Triumph

Churchill's Triumph

by: Michael Dobbs

 

At the close of World War Two, in 1945, the most powerful men alive - Winston Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin - gather to survey the smoking ruins of Europe at the famous Yalta Conference. They must try and create a future where the atrocities of the last few years could never happen again. But...


ISBN: 9780755332007

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group

Subject: Fiction, War

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Diversity of Creatures

Diversity of Creatures

by: Rudyard Kipling

 

There are two war-time stories, the grimly restrained 'Swept and Garnished' and 'Mary Postgate'.


ISBN: 9780333022641

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Subject: Fiction, War

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Acting Up

Acting Up

by: Libby Purves

 

The Andersons are a military family with honours and traditions stretching back two hundred years. When the second Iraq war breaks out, it is only natural that their newest generations should be represented in the ranks of British officers: at 24, Lieutenant Susie Anderson delays her wedding to...


ISBN: 9780340826300

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Subject: Fiction, War

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Shadows of Glory

Shadows of Glory

by: William Woodruff

 

Woodruff's novel is about the fortunes of an Oxford University rowing eight, leading up to and during the Second World War. 1938: the Arnold College crew are a varied bunch, united only by the love of their sport and a sense that theirs is a generation which may have to fight for king and...


ISBN: 9780349116891

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group

Subject: Fiction, War

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