Major Tom's War

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Veröffentlicht am:
01.11.2020
Artikelnummer:
2251404
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    Major Tom's War

    Major Toms War is a powerful account of the impact of WWI on a doomed generation and on one Indian Army cavalry officer in particular. Why is Bengal-born solicitor Tom Westmacott desperate to flee Calcutta in 1914? And why does Evie Winnington-Ingram, who has good cause to hate him, agree to his proposal of marriage? Their dark, shared past initially drives them apart. War forces them to face up to a harrowing present before they emerge, together, into an unexpected future. The author spins a unique tale of authentic experiences from her familys archive full of memorable characters: her grandfather Tom, the proud and damaged cavalry officer; his nurse and reluctant bride, Evie; Toms vicious nemesis, Lochdubh; Amar Singh, the steadfast leader of the Sikhs; Toms protector, Harnam Singh; the reckless yet terrified young lieutenant, Reggie Durand; Gaston Derome, the hero mayor of Bavay, a French town clinging to survival under the heel of the invader; and four unforgettable horses.
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    Taschenbuch
    Verlag
    Allison & Busby
    ISBN / EAN
    9781911271239
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