Books tagged: battle of the somme

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And in the Morning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The diary of a boy caught up in the enthusiasm and horror of the First World War. "A compelling, fascinating, and ultimately disturbing book that is not to be missed." School Library Journal. "A terrific addition to a social studies or history curriculum." Booklist "…joins other outstanding novels about the First World War as an invaluable resource." Quill & Quire
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
Her Private We: The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
“The finest and noblest book of men at war” Ernest Hemingway The classic novel of the Great War, set during the battle of the Somme. Her Privates We follows the story of Private Bourne, an ordinary soldier dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Readers of both military history, and literary fiction, will continue to be haunted by its prose and insights.
The Officer's Whistle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Simon is in his last year at prep school and always seems to be in trouble. He finds solace in the History lessons and a homework assignment leads to his father digging out an old trunk that holds secrets of a distant relative who fought in the Great War. Looking through it, Simon traces the story of Tom Beal, who signed up to fight in 1914 and Simon finds an old whistle. What story does it hold?
Beating for Light: The Story of Isaac Rosenberg
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From his upbringing in the slums of Whitechapel, to his futile death in the killing fields of Europe, the author explores the evolution of a writer, Isaac Rosenberg, whose war poetry is now widely acknowledged as among the finest ever written.