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The lie

Author: Helen Dunmore
Publisher: Oxford : Isis, 2015.
Series: Isis large print
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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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. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
War stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 9780753153772 0753153777
OCLC Number: 905940019
Awards: Short-listed for Ondaatje Prize 2015
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 304 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Isis large print
Responsibility: Helen Dunmore.

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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. 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?

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