Publisher: Allen Lane
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, World War II
, M M Romance
"Remorse, even the greatest, has the nature of a debt; if we could only clear the books we feel that we should be free. But a deep compassion has the nature of love, which keeps no balance sheet; we are no longer our own. So in the presence of this helpless forgiveness, Laurie seemed to himself to b...
"...Let us say, then, that the soul resembles the joined powers of a pair of winged horses and charioteer. Now the horses and the drivers of the gods are of equal temper and breed, but with men it is otherwise...." "The sun slanted deep into the wood, making hidden birds sing softly. The touch of ...
bookshelves: autumn-2013, published-1953, radio-4, fradio, glbt, wwii, winter-20132014 Read from November 25 to December 06, 2013 BABTBBC BLURB: fter an injury at Dunkirk, Laurie Odell is sent to a veterans' hospital to convalesce. There he befriends Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as ...
Rating: 4.5/5Summary: Laurie Odell, injured during World War II, is transferred to a veterans hospital. There he meets and falls in love with a Quaker Hospital attendant, Andrew Raynes, an innocent young man who hasn’t figured himself out yet. To complicate matters fate brings back into his life an ...
Review when I have at least half a chance of putting anything coherent on paper.
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