The Soldier’s Return (The Soldier’s Return #1)


Melvyn Bragg

Large Paperback

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Paper Pocket stapled to the front page

1 in stock


When Sam Richardson returns in 1946 from the “Forgotten War” in Burma to his hometown in northern England, he finds little changed. The war has changed him, however, broadening his horizons but also leaving him deeply scarred with traumatic, often hellish, memories. In addition, his six-year-old son Joe barely remembers him, and his wife has gained a new sense of independence from her wartime job. As all three strive to adjust, the bonds of love and loyalty are stretched to the breaking point in this taut and profoundly moving novel that captures what millions of families experienced in the aftermath of World War II.