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A Soldier’s Sketchbook: The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn by John Wilson

A Soldier’s Sketchbook: The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn by John Wilson is a fascinating glimpse into the actual sketchbook/diary of a soldier who served in World War I. It follows Russell Rabjohn from 1916 to 1919 during his time in … Continue reading

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Captain by Sam Angus

Captain by Sam Angus is set a year after the start of world war one and is a story about a young boy (Billy Bayliss), who joins the army even though he is underage. From Alexandria his journey takes him … Continue reading

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Poppy by Mary Hooper

Poppy by Mary Hooper is a  sweet novel. The book gives a look at the lives of English nurses of World War One who took care of soldiers who wounded where their injuries were to the extent that caused the soldier … Continue reading

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Love in Exile by Ayse Kulin

Love in Exile by Ayse Kulin and translated by Kenneth Dakon is a family narrative told between 1903 and 1941 during difficult times in Turkey. It occurs after the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the Balkan Wars and World War … Continue reading

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