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Cogadh Ruaridh

Author: Iain MacLean
Publisher: Dingwall : Sandstone, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Cogadh Ruairidh (Ruairidh's War) is an account of the first day of the Battle of the Somme through the eyes and the experience of a Highland soldier, Ruairidh, and his two friends. MacLean first describes the waiting period, when the soldiers' emotions swing between tedium and high tension, fear and naïve overconfidence, and then, clearly and dispassionately, what the three men encounter as they go over the top and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain MacLean
ISBN: 9781905207305 1905207301
OCLC Number: 430509925
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Iain MacLean.

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Offers an account of the first day of the Battle of the Somme through the eyes and the experience of a Highland soldier, Ruairidh, and his two friends. The novel follows Ruairidh through his  Read more...

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