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Dead man's embers

Author: Mari Strachan
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the aftermath of the Great War, Non Davies wakes one morning to find her husband crouching under the kitchen table in a cold sweat and with fear in his eyes, shouldering an imaginary rifle. During the intense heat of that summer she forces herself to sit and watch him, knowing she has to discover what has changed her Davey so completely.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mari Strachan
ISBN: 9781847675323 1847675328
OCLC Number: 796744026
Notes: Originally published as: Blow on a dead man's embers / Great Britain: Canongate Books Ltd., 2011.
Description: 314 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Blow on a dead man's embers.
Responsibility: Mari Strachan.

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With her husband broken by war, does one young woman have the strength to bring him back to life?  Read more...

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With discernment and tenderness, Mari Strachan traces the Davies family's slow journey towards recovery over the course of a long, hot summer...[The novel's] fire takes hold and burns deep * * Read more...

 
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