Surviving the fiercest combat in Flanders, a head wound in the final and least known battle front of World War I, along Italy's Piave River, and the threat of a firing squad for desertion, a teenage Corporal from The Queen's Own West Kent Regiment forges a new family and future, only to find he must risk everything again, this time for love.As exciting and well written as it is impeccably researched. It's as outstanding in its depiction of trench warfare as it is dealing with the loves and losses of its protagonist, Reg. -- Marge PiercyFascinating, gripping, amazing! It's so wonderful. It's beautifully written and heart wrenching. I just love this book. -- Maria Mazziotti Gillan (American Book Award winner)
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One of the best historical novels about war, love, redemption. An "epic work of historical fiction. . .Harding brings the Italian characters to life with vivid descriptions, flowing prose, and witty dialogue. A well-researched novel of one man’s war and redemption." —Kirkus Reviews "As exciting and well written as it is impeccably researched. It's outstanding in its depiction of trench warfare as it is dealing with the loves and losses of its protagonist, Reg. —Marge Piercy "Fascinating, gripping, beautifully written and heart wrenching. I just love this book." —Maria Mazziotti Gillan, American Book Award winner. "One has to admire the masterful self-control and discipline of Harding as a novelist. . .This book deserves a place on every library’s shelf." — Bill Mohr, Beyond Baroque Outstanding Achievement in Poetry award winner. "A powerful and sweeping saga that captures the world's long journey towards peace and acceptance. . .notable is how adept Harding is at weaving historical fact into fiction." — D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review