Publish date: February 6th 2001
Publisher: Island Books
Pages no: 390
Edition language: English
This is a very poignant story of a man's life (as told by himself in hospital in the early 1980s), which was shaped very much by his experiences as a soldier of the U.S. Army in France during the First World War. Sensing that death may be near, the narrator (Patrick Delaney) shares with the reader ...
4 1/2 stars
A great book. It started out strong, however, in my opinion, had a weaker ending. The first 200 pages of the book I thought this is a 5 star book. I was amazed at the author's lines and how smooth this story flowed. It appeared to be lost towards the end of the story
This book was completely absorbing and I enjoyed it thoroughly. The intertwining of the different stages of Patrick Delaney's life was well done and very convincing. The writing style allowed you to actually be able to sympathize, even empathize, with the emotions the characters were going through. ...
First, I should probably go ahead and thank Allison for this one. She threw this into a Christmas box she sent me as a last minute whim. To be honest, I probably never would have picked it up on my own. But that would have been a shame, because this story was fantastic. So far this year is starting ...
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