Helen Dunmore - The Lie (2nd Hand Hardback)
Cornwall, 1920, early spring.
A young man stands on a headland, looking out to sea. He is back from the war, homeless and without family.
Behind him lie the mud, barbed-wire entanglements and terror of the trenches. Behind him is also the most intense relationship of his life, forged in a crucible of shared suffering. Daniel has survived, but the horror and passion of the past seem more real than the quiet fields around him.
He is about to step into the unknown. But will he ever be able to escape the terrible, unforeseen consequences of a lie?
Set during and just after the First World War, The Lie is an enthralling, heart-wrenching novel of love, memory and devastating loss by one of the UK's most acclaimed storytellers.
Still haunted by the loss of his best friend in battle, Daniel is troubled by shell shock and the guilt of his survival.
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
- Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
- Category : Fiction - Historical Fiction
- Published : 2014 (Hutchinson - 1st Edition, 4th Printing)
- ISBN : 9780091953928
- SKU : B001815
- PPC : SP450gm
- RRP : £14.99 (Unclipped)
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
"This is a beautifully written tale about the sacrifices of the WW1 generation. It's been marketed by the line "Can love survive the war?" but this is no simple love story. It's far more complex and layered than that involving a triangle of people who all love each other in such different ways." - Goodreads Review.
Helen Dunmore FRSL (12 December 1952 - 5 June 2017) was a British poet, novelist, and short story and children's writer. She won the National Poetry Competition award.
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