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by Michael Morpurgo
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 11 years ago
Private PeacefulPrivate Peaceful - e01 - Innocence ObservedRobson Green reads the first episode of Michael Morpurgo's powerful book Private Peaceful, a tale of brotherly love set during the horrors of the First World War.1/4. Innocence ObservedPrivate Thomas Peaceful reflects on the untimely death o...
Ms. Thomas's Bookblog
Ms. Thomas's Bookblog rated it 14 years ago
I read this book once a year, usually around Armistice Day. It is absolutely heartbreaking, even now that I know how it ends. The first time I read this book, Tommo's situation only became clear towards the end of the novel, and when it did... I was gutted. The juxtaposition between Tommo's current ...
Dem rated it 51 years ago
A bookclub read which I really enjoyed. Set against the backdrop of World War One, the story follows brothers Charlie and Tommo as they grow up and enlist in Britain's army to fight in the war. Each chapter begins sometime during a long night as Tommo recalls all the adventures and trials he and hi...
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